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Article • November 28, 2017
Report Finds Medical Professionals Facilitated Torture of Alleged Terrorists by Derek Gilna by Derek Gilna The Task Force on Preserving Medical Professionalism in National Security Detention Centres issued a report slamming health care professionals voluntarily working with the military and intelligence communities who “[p]articipated in cruel, inhumane and degrading treatment ...
Article • April 13, 2017
Filed under: Medical Misconduct, CIA
New Study Links American Psychological Association to CIA Torture of Terror Detainees by Derek Gilna by Derek Gilna Psychologists are supposed to operate by a strict code of conduct that prohibits questionable practices such as facilitating potential physical and psychological damage to individuals, but a new study has revealed that ...
PLN Interviews CIA Whistleblower John Kiriakou by John Kiriakou is a former CIA officer, former senior investigator for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and former counterterrorism consultant. He left the CIA in March 2004, later serving as a senior investigator on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and senior intelligence advisor ...
Article • March 31, 2017
The Other Conspirator: Secret Origins of the CIA's Torture Program by Barbara Myers by Barbara Myers, TomDispatch, Truthout The witness reported men being hung by the feet or the thumbs, waterboarded, given electric shocks to the genitals, and suffering from extended solitary confinement in what he said were indescribably inhumane conditions. ...
Prison Legal News Interviews CIA Whistleblower John Kiriakou - Full Interview by   Note: This is the full PLN interview with John Kiriakou; a shorter version was published as our April 2017 cover story, here. John Kiriakou is a former CIA officer, former senior investigator for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee ...
Abu Zubaydah: Torture’s “Poster Child” by Marjorie Cohn In August, Abu Zubaydah, who has been imprisoned at Guantanamo for 14 years without being charged with a crime, appeared for the first time before the U.S. military Periodic Review Board, which determines whether Guantanamo detainees will continue to be held as ...
Full Senate Report on CIA Torture Remains Classified, Largely Unread by Matthew Clarke “I want to be absolutely clear with our people and the world. The United States does not torture” – George W. Bush On December 9, 2014, the Senate Intelligence Committee released a heavily-redacted, 525-page executive summary of ...
UN Committee Against Torture Issues Report on United States by Matthew Clarke The United Nations Committee Against Torture issued a combined report encompassing its third to fifth periodic reports on the United States at its 1276th and 1277th meetings held on November 20, 2014. The report lauded some improvements under ...
Publication • September 1, 2016
Classification Guidance for CIA High Value Detainee Information (redacted), CIA, undated
Publication • September 1, 2016
Classification Guidance for CIA Rendition, Detention and Interrogation (redacted), CIA, 2011
Article • August 23, 2016
U.N.: Afghanistan in Violation of Anti-Torture Convention by When, or if, most U.S. forces withdraw from Afghanistan nest year, they will leave behind a culture of torture and coercive interrogation perpretrated by Afghan intelligence and police officials, according to a recently released report from the United Nations. After interviewing 379 ...
Publication • August 10, 2016
Report on Torture and Treatment at Guantanamo Bay Cuba, Center for Constitutional Rights, 2006 Center for Constitutional Rights 666 Broadway, 7th Floor New York, NY 10012 Phone: (212) 614-6464 Fax: (212) 614-6499 E-Mail: info@ccr-ny.org REPORT ON TORTURE AND CRUEL, INHUMAN, AND DEGRADING TREATMENT OF PRISONERS AT GUANTÁNAMO BAY, CUBA July ...
Publication • August 10, 2016
Surviving the Darkness: Testimony from the U.S. “Black Sites”, CHR&GJ, 2007 ©Luis Goncalves Surviving the Darkness: _______________________________________ Testimony from the U.S. “Black Sites” © 2007 CHRGJ, NYU School of Law New York, NY About the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice/International Human Rights Clinic The Center for Human Rights ...
Joint study on global practices in relation to secret detention, Human Rights Council, 2010 ADVANCE UNEDITED VERSION Distr. GENERAL A/HRC/13/42 26 January 2010 Original: ENGLISH HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL Thirteenth session Agenda item 3 Joint study on global practices in relation to secret detention in the context of countering terrorism of ...
Publication • July 29, 2016
Filed under: International, Immigration, CIA
Globalizing Torture – CIA Secret Detention and Extraordinary Rendition, Open Society, 2013 GLOBALIZING TORTURE CIA SECRET DETENTION AND EXTRAORDINARY RENDITION E N D NOTE S GLOBALIZING TORTURE CIA SECRET DETENTION AND EXTRAORDINARY RENDITION 2 Copyright © 2013 Open Society Foundations. This publication is available as a pdf on the Open ...
Publication • July 12, 2016
Filed under: CIA, Mail, Mail Regulations, FBI
Mail Cover Surveillance - Problems & Recommendations, NACDL, 2015 MAIL COVER SURVEILLANCE: PROBLEMS AND RECOMMENDATIONS A Report by NACDL’s Fourth Amendment Advocacy Committee Reporter: Steven R. Morrison April 19, 2015 Mail Cover Surveillance: Problems and Recommendations Steven R. Morrison Reporter, NACDL Vice-Chair, Fourth Amendment Advocacy Committee April 19, 2015 Introduction ...
Brief • April 20, 2016
BOP Denial of ACLU FOIA Appeal, DC, CIA torture site Cobalt, 2016 Office of U.S. Department of Justice Office of Information Policy Suite 11050 1425 New York Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20530-0001 Telephone: (202) 514-3642 Mr. Carl Takei ACLU National Prison Project 915 15th Street 7th Floor Washington, DC 20005 ...
Brief • April 20, 2016
Filed under: Excessive Force, CIA
ACLU v. DOJ, DC, Complaint, CIA torture site Cobalt, 2016 Case 1:16-cv-00704-RC Document 1 Filed 04/14/16 Page 1 of 7 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION 915 15th Street, N.W., 7th Floor Washington, DC 20005, Plaintiff, v. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 950 ...
Publication • February 15, 2016
Filed under: CIA
Amnesty v. State, Email re Rules for CIA Detention Program, July 24, 2007 ~. . A UNCLASSIFIED Page J of 4 RELEASED IN PART B3, DIANRO 2.- WISE Email Message D From: Sent: To: I I B3 B3 Tuesday. July 24, 2007 12:00 PM l'---:"---=---:-~==-----:------:-:--:-~~~~I B3 Subject: PRESIDENT SIGNS EO ...
Publication • February 10, 2016
Filed under: International, CIA
OLC Letter to Rizzo Twelve Interrogation Techniques Not Violations 09-06, OLC, 2004 U.S. Department of Justice u.s. Office of of Legal Counsel Office -----------------------------------------Office Office of the Assistant Attorney Attomey General Washington, Washington, D_C D.C. 20530 20530 September 6,2004 6, 2004 John A. Rizzo, Esq. Acting General Counsel Central Intelligence ...
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