Torture

Eoin Higgins, staff writer
Whistleblower Chelsea Manning is remaining defiant in the face of months of imprisonment.
"My long-standing objection to the immoral practice of throwing people in jail without charge or trial, for the sole purpose of forcing them to testify before a secret, government-run investigative panel, remains strong."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
whistleblower Chelsea Manning
In a letter to the U.S. government, the special rapporteur on torture called...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Placards and messages in support of Julian Assange sit outside Ecuadorian Embassy stands in South Kensington on April 5, 2019 in London.
"That we, as doctors, feel ethically compelled to hold governments to account...

Further

Because no one has yet been held accountable for U.S. torture practices widely deemed "sadistic and terrifying," two open-government and FOIA activists are suing the CIA for its continued secrecy about its alleged secret surveillance of Senate lawmakers secretly investigating secret Bush-era torture. Welcome to the most transparent - and Kafkaesque - administration in history.