You read that right. Over the weekend five people were arrested on charges related to the practice and coverup of U.S. government torture, and three of those people were jailed.
What did these five people do? They stood on the sidewalk outside the White House protesting the practice and coverup of torture by the U.S. [...]
In a fast-breaking news development, federal law enforcement officials have arrested 60 Americans for their participation in torture-related activities.
Coming after months of assurances by President Barack Obama that no one would face criminal charges for their participation in U.S. government torture or the conspiracy by the U.S. government to commit torture, this news comes [...]
In the wake of breaking news that the Bush administration specifically authorized waterboarding torture in writing, then covered it up, the Washington Post reports that the federal government has had to withdraw charges of conspiracy and material support for terrorism against a British resident who has been held in Guantanamo for years, Binyam Mohammed. Why? [...]
As testimony of Bush administration lawyers before the U.S. Fourth Circuit Court reveals, the Bush administration has gone to court asserting the right to:
* Deploy the military domestically to American neighborhoods * Seize United States citizens without judicial warrants * Detain these citizens indefinitely without charges in military brigs * Maintain these citizens in [...]