Because of these abuses, which include sexual assault and beating, numerous detainees attempted to commit suicide. At least four of them succeeded; some “hanged themselves with makeshift nooses.”
The 2016 NGO report about Egypt’s Police brutality and torture.
Editor’s note: The Bush White House hired counter-terrorism consultants who then went to black market gangs in the Middle East and in Italy, sub-contracted with the Mafia. Most names of suspects were pulled out of a hat, or made up after the innocent idiots were pulled off the plane, the CIA had no clue who […]
Even as the Trump administration attempts to contain an escalating crisis over its surreptitious ties to Russia, another spying crisis is threatening to haul the deputy CIA director into court to expose her role in post-9/11 torture. In a court filing on Tuesday, attorneys for two CIA contract psychologists who helped design the agency’s brutal […]
The real terrorists are the people who tortured KSM into false confessions – in order to cover up their mass murders on 9/11
Jim W. Dean – Oh my, the brass has finally heeded VT’s calls, especially to the retired ones, to step up to the plate on some of the major issues of our day, because those on active duty usually cannot.
“There is confirmation of the facts of abuse, torture, public executions, as well as wanton killings of the population,” said the head of operations for Russia’s General Staff
Former German editor Udo Ulfkotte: German journalists are puppets of the CIA and the New World Order
Udo Ulfkotte: “The masters in the background are pushing for war with Russia and western journalists are putting on their helmets.”
A federal court has ruled in favor of four former Abu Ghraib detainees intending to sue a US military contractor for its alleged role in torturing them. The decision also said laws against torture apply to all branches of government, even the executive. On Friday, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a former […]
Ilya Ehrenburg: “If you kill one German, kill another—there is nothing more amusing for us than a heap of German corpses.”
Jim W. Dean – The sad irony in all this is that only one CIA person has been punished, and that was John Kiriakou, sentenced and imprisoned until his early release last year for going public about the program in 2007.
Trump’s background and continued rhetorical missteps and contradictory statements should give us pause when we evaluate him.
He says he saw the chair in use, and actually, on one occasion, sat in one himself–just to see what it was like.
When Donald Trump starts talking about making America great again, he means to say that America will be great again if we start torturing people.
In the Neoconservative world, simulated drowning isn’t torture at all, as Ted Cruz himself has declared. It’s just another way of showing prisoners of war how to swim.
Two planes linked with CIA torture flights have landed at the airport By BEN BORLAND The revelation will prove embarrassing for the SNP, which last year called for a full judicial inquiry into Britain’s role in the extraordinary rendition of suspected terrorists.Police Scotland are also pursuing a lengthy investigation into claims that rendition flights made […]
Israeli historian Benny Morris: “I don’t think that the expulsions of 1948 were war crimes. You can’t make an omelet without breaking eggs. You have to dirty your hands.”
Erica Wissinger – Thank you, Uri Avnery, for condemning “administrative arrests”, a practice that was discontinued by numerous civilized societies before and during the Enlightenment
Check out BROKEN a new book on torture and war.
The three most powerful nations all operate prison systems that are places of sadism, sickness, and madness unfit for human habitation, much less human reformation.
they have already proven themselves experts
No doubt the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and its editors were obnoxious, rude, blasphemous, obscene, provocative, sacrilegious, pushing the limits of free speech but that never justify the cold blooded murder committed by the would be suspects, Muslim radicals and criminals.
Cheney and his henchmen were silencing critics, eliminating “loose ends” tied to Able Danger and 9/11
Harry S. Truman: “Jesus Christ couldn’t please them when he was here on earth, so could everyone expect that I would have my luck”
Rationality, logic, the rule of law and even good old common sense have to be suspended in the Zionist Universe
– “Jim W. Dean said false reports generated from torture is one of the biggest threats that we face and they are always done by insider people.”
Like AIPAC, which has a stranglehold on America’s policy in the Middle East, the self “Exiled Cuban” community of Florida has exercised similar stranglehold over US policy toward Cuba.
Benny Morris: “A Jewish state would not have come into being without the uprooting of 700,000 Palestinians. Therefore it was necessary to uproot them. There was no choice but to expel that population.”
also find myself in sympathy with much of what Director Brennan said in the famous televised press conference from Langley, not something you see every day.
If we executed the Japanese who warterboarded American POWs, what is the fate of those who practiced the same thing during the Bush administration?