Torture

Julia Conley, staff writer
A top human rights official for the United Nations is concerned that President Trump's pro-torture rhetoric could usher in a new era marked by the broad use of torture by world powers. U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein said this week that Trump's "persistent flirtation" with a return to torture could lead to the...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
The U.S. Supreme Court said Monday that former George W. Bush officials cannot...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
The Trump administration is moving to keep the lengthy Senate report on the CIA...

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.