Julia Conley, staff writer
"Torture is never justified and anyone who uses it must be held to account."
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...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
whistleblower Chelsea Manning
In a letter to the U.S. government, the special rapporteur on torture called...


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.