Here in Washington state last month, Federal Judge Justin Quackenbush allowed a landmark lawsuit to move forward against the two psychologists who designed and implemented the CIA’s torture program.
For the first time, victims of the CIA torture program will be able to sue the Psychologists responsible for the program.
General Geoffrey Miller presided over the U.S. military prison in Cuba from 2002 to 2004, after then-President George Bush approved of ‘enhanced interrogation’ techniques including waterboarding.
The American Psychological Association has barred psychologists from participating in national security interrogations through a new policy passed in August. Are these changes key to protecting health professionals from military prosecution?
Linda Weston pled guilty on Wednesday for stealing over $200,000 in Social Security benefits from disabled people. She and her co-conspirators held disabled adults and their children captive for roughly a decade.
Details of Majid Khan's, the only known legal resident of the U.S. to be held at Guantánamo, torture provides new insight on the abuse by the CIA. The declassified information is both abusive and sick in nature.
It's confirmed through emails that the American Psychological Association aided government-sanctioned torture under President George W. Bush. Their secret coordination with the CIA’s torture program raises many questions.
The Chicago Police Department has recently been under scrutiny because of the way they are treating detainees. The CPD has been caught torturing people, denying access to defense attorneys, and using excessive force when questioning.
John Kiriakou, a retired CIA agent, was recently released from prison after blowing the whistle on the George W. Bush administration’s torture program. He talks exclusively to Democracy Now! without regrets.
In 2009, former CIA Director Leon Panetta ordered the CIA to conduct its own investigation into documents involving torture. This review found that the CIA had repeatedly overstated the value of intelligence gained through torture.