Torture

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Demonstrators protest outside the Westminster Magistrates' Court in London on October 21, 2019. (Photo: Isabel Infantes/AFP via Getty Images)
The opposition argues the case must "be brought to an end" as the prime minister says the WikiLeaks founder will be "free to return home" if extradition battle won.
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador speaks at a press conference in Mexico City on Dec. 8, 2020. (
"Assange is a journalist and deserves a chance," the Mexican president said...
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Nils Melzer, the top United Nations anti-torture official, is urging President Donald Trump to pardon Julian Assange. (Photo: Prachatai/Flickr Creative Commons)
"WikiLeaks fights secrecy and corruption throughout the world and, therefore,...

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.

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