Category Torture

EU nations ‘knew of CIA prisons’

The countries knew about the prisons operating on European soil, “co-operated actively or passively” with the CIA, then lied about it and tried to cover it up, says the draft of a report to the European Parliament. The countries include…

The Brooklyn Abu Ghraib

9/11 torture lawsuit heads to federal court One disturbing incident, repeated over and over, is particularly haunting â┚¬â€ inmates head-slammed into a wall where the staff had taped a T-shirt with an American flag printed on it. The motto on…

CIA tried to silence EU on torture flights

And may have at least partially succeeded in doing so. Stephen Grey’s new book, Ghost Plane, the true story of the CIA torture program, has more on the Bushies’ torturing for democracy. PS Cheney: “detainees” were water-boarded.

What waterboarding looks like

This is what the neocons are defending as ‘not torture.’ As predicted, the Democrats didn’t put up much of a fight. They are too complicit for that. This is torture we’re talking about. It should be opposed totally and completely.…

Britain warns US over torture bill

Britain’s Attorney-General said the US trying to ignore the Geneva Conventions “risked international condemnation.” Now, even ranking members of the British government can no longer stomach Dubya – except for the poodle, who continues to yelp excitedly whenever his master…