Saturday, 24 August , 2019

tortures

CIA veteran McGovern dragged from Haspel hearing tells RT details of...

11 May, 2018 Former CIA officer Ray McGovern has been released by a court after being dragged out of Gina Haspel’s Senate confirmation hearing. He...

Roaming Charges: The Torture Never Stops

by Jeffrey St. Clair May 11, 2018 “You give me a water board, Dick Cheney and one hour, and I’ll have him confess to the Sharon...

The CIA Black Sites Program and the Gina Haspel Nomination

Will the Hearings Fill in the Redacted Blanks in the Record? by John Prados, Wendy Valdes, and Tom Blanton May 9, 2018 Today’s nomination hearing for Gina Haspel to be...

National Security Archive Sues CIA for Gina Haspel Torture Cables

Documents at Issue Cited in Senate Report and by CIA Inspector General - Cables Describe Detention and Torture of Al-Nashiri in November 2002 Washington, D.C.,...

‘Godmother of Torture’ Haspel should be in dock at The Hague,...

14 Mar, 2018 Donald Trump won’t get alternative viewpoints by surrounding himself with ‘yes men’ and ‘yes women,’ and that is the mark of a...

The CIA’s new nominee director Gina Haspel once ran a torture...

By Max de Haldevang March 13, 2018 As CIA director Mike Pompeo moves to become the United States’ secretary of state, deputy director Gina Haspel has...

Iraq: Execution Site Near Mosul’s Old City

Published in www.hrw.org Investigate, Punish Those Responsible for Any War Crimes (Beirut) – International observers have discovered an execution site in west Mosul, Human Rights Watch said...

‘Torture for fun’: Iraqi forces filmed executing hospital employee suspected of...

Details of the gruesome murder of a hospital employee by members of an elite Iraqi counter-terrorist unit have been shared by photographer Ali Arkady,...

One Helluva Fella: The Horrifically Contemporary World of Hieronymus Bosch

The artist Hieronymus Bosch probably had the most prodigious imagination of his day. He was the great surrealist of the waning Middle Ages. His paintings were both a promise and a threat, intended to convey an idea of what would happen in paradise and, even more so, in hell. He created labyrinths of atrocities and a vocabulary of the bestial.