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Campaign Trial Cases

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Israeli link possible in US torture techniques

The head of the American defense contracting firm implicated in the torture of Iraqis at Abu Ghraib prison has close ties to Israel and visited an …

Israel

FAQs: Does the U.S. Torture People?

In the United Nations Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, which the United States ratified in …

Rights & Freedoms

Judge Orders U.S. Government to Release More Than 2,000 Photos

Police Misconduct

Accused of Enabling Torture, a US Military Psychologist Says He Was Doing the Opposite | VICE News

Retired US Army colonel and psychologist Morgan Banks says he has spent more than 10 years trying to prevent the abuse of "war on terror" detainees in custody of the US military.<p>"We did some bad stuff in 2002 and 2003," Banks said. "I helped fix it."<p>In a series of exclusive interviews with VICE …

Mexican military vet defends torture he oversaw

1 / 3<p>The Mexican government is facing torture scandals against the military and police amid a decade-long war against the drug cartels<p>The Mexican …

When is torture legal?

Seated across from you in a darkened room is a man tied to a chair. The hum of dim fluorescent lights rings in your ears. The thick concrete walls …

Countries Using Torture

According to Human Rights Watch (www.hrw.org ), the use of torture was documented in the following countries in 2004 and 2005: China, Egypt, …

Human Rights

How US interrogators use music as a tool of torture

For US interrogators seeking to disorientate and break Iraqi prisoners it's 'torture lite' - rock music played at excruciating volumes. But while the song choices may sometimes verge on the unintentionally funny, this appropriation of music by the military is anything but a joke<p>According to US …

Pentagon officials avoid questions about Donald Trump's support for torture

The Pentagon's top two leaders testifying on Capitol Hill on Thursday dodged politically loaded questions about torture and Republican presidential …

Donald Trump

Trump Reverses His Stance on Torture

GOP front-runner had faced criticism from military and legal experts after his comments<p>WASHINGTON—Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump said Friday he wouldn’t order the U.S. military to break international laws—an attempt to tamp down criticism by military and legal experts that his …

Donald Trump

Trump Wants to 'Compete' With ISIS on Torture, Waterboarding

Donald Trump said Sunday that he favored changing U.S. military and international laws against torture and waterboarding that ISIS ignores.

U.S. Military

Ex CIA chief: Military would disobey Trump orders to torture terrorists

The ex-director of the CIA told Bill Maher on "Real Time" that the US military would be forced to disobey the commander in chief if he ordered the …

UN Reveals 'Credible and Reliable' Evidence of US Military Torture in Afghanistan

The United Nations revealed Wednesday it has "credible and reliable" evidence that people recently detained at U.S. military prisons in Afghanistan …

Zero Dark Thirty -- Torture Is the American Way?

Zero Dark Thirty, Hollywood's version of how we killed Osama bin Laden essentially says that torture works. Torture is disturbing, but tough, and American heroes do it.<p>Do not be misled. Pay attention: The men and women who hunted, found, and killed Osama bin Laden -- and heroes they are -- did not …