Monday, 4 July , 2022

torture

Ten years since WikiLeaks and Assange published the Guantánamo Files

By Oscar Grenfell 30 April 2021 Last week marked a decade since WikiLeaks published a tranche of 779 secret files from the US government’s Guantánamo Bay...

The Empire does not permit to US Presidents to close Guantanamo....

Karen Greenberg, The Guantánamo Conundrum May 4, 2021 It seemed obvious enough to me in 2006.  When you included the CIA’s “black sites” around the globe...

The history of the Shin Bet’s use of torture, and what...

Israel outlawed torture more than two decades ago, yet years later evidence of the state’s security services exerting abuse continue to surface By Sarmad Ishfaq ...

US shuts once-secret Guantanamo prison unit, moves prisoners

April 4, 2021 WASHINGTON (AP) — A once-secret unit within the Guantanamo Bay detention center that had fallen into disrepair has been closed and the...

Judge Juan Guzmán Tapia: A Tribute

National Security Archive Remembers an Icon of Justice, Truth, And Dignity Judge Guzmán Was First Chilean Judge to Prosecute Augusto Pinochet for Human Rights Crimes Photo...

‘Holding our breath’: Will Biden keep his promise and shut Guantanamo...

President-elect is expected to close prison camp before its 20th anniversary next year, analysts say By Sheren Khalel 13 January 2021 There are few who are expected...

UN expert joins calls for presidential pardon for Assange

UN special rapporteur on torture Nils Melzer has written an open letter to US president Donald Trump, becoming the latest in a chorus of...

The ICC refuses to prosecute UK war crimes in Iraq despite...

By Jean Shaoul Dec, 17, 2020 The International Criminal Court (ICC) has abandoned its inquiry into war crimes committed by British troops in Iraq between 2003...

Ex-CIA Chief Says US-Assassinated Iranian General Soleimani Was His Personal ‘Nemesis’

by Aleksandra Serebriakova Dec. 7, 2020 Former Central Intelligence Agency director John Brennan, who will be remembered by many as a defender of the use of...

The CIA’s Secret Global War Against the Left

Forty-five years ago, under a cloak of secrecy, Operation Condor was officially launched: a global campaign of violent repression against the Latin American left...