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Kahrizak Torture Victim Rejects Prosecutor’s Apology for Detainees’ Deaths

“Amir Javadifar died beside me as he was begging for water. I can never forget those moments.” Reza Zoghi, who was tortured at the Kahrizak Detention Center in south Tehran where three young men died as a result of the torture, has rejected an apology from then-Tehran Prosecutor Saeed Mortazavi. “His apology is an insult,” […]

What Happens in Gitmo Stays in Gitmo: How CIA Buries its Dirty Secrets

What does the US government do when they can neither charge nor acquit a tortured person? Evidently, they leave them to die. Radio Sputnik’s Brian Becker discusses the case of Guantanamo inmate and torture victim Abu Zabaydah with whistleblower and former CIA agent John Kiriakou.

CIA’s First Torture Victim Makes His Case For Release From Guantanamo

last monthNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON ? The first person to be subjected to the CIA’s now-defunct “enhanced interrogation program” sat before a parole board at Guantanamo Bay on Tuesday, in his first public appearance since he was captured more than a decade ago. Flanked...Show More Summary

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Good morning folks! Here's a little beauty to start your weekend! Andy Worthington: Two Yemenis Approved for Release from Guantánamo, as Detention of Two Saudis Upheld, Including Torture Victim Mohammed Al-Qahtani Margaret and Helen: Trump is no Reagan. Show More Summary

PURE EVIL: New Details on How ISIS Gutted, Sexually Tortured Victims at Bataclan Concert Hall in Paris

Two British women who survived the Paris concert hall massacre, Christine Tudhope and Mariesha Payne hid in the cellar while... The post PURE EVIL: New Details on How ISIS Gutted, Sexually Tortured Victims at Bataclan Concert Hall in Paris appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

Bataclan Massacre Victims Suffered Horrible Torture, Victims Had Their Eyes Gouged Out, Castrated: Report

Hours after The Inquisitr reported about the horrific attack in the French city of Nice that left more than 84 people dead, we have another damning report coming in from France. A report by HeatStreet claims that a testimony pertaining to the Bataclan massacre that took place in Paris back in November 2015 was suppressed... Show More Summary

A photojournalist tells the stories of Chicago police torture victims

Chicago photojournalist Amanda Rivkin is blunt. The men she is photographing were “kidnapped” by municipal police officers and “tortured." “You’re at the corner store. Driven to a rail yard. Your testicles are electrocuted," she says. Show More Summary

CIA Torture Victim Zubaydah Hopes to Talk on His Case in Court at Gitmo

Abu Zubaydah, a Saudi-born detainee at the US military detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, is optimistic about the chance to have his case heard in front of a court even though he has been detained for 14 years, defense attorney Patrick Flor told Sputnik.

CIA Torture Victim's Testimony in 9/11 Hearings at Gitmo Canceled

Defense team of the Guantanamo Bay's detainee announced on Thursday he would not testify about CIA's torture at the the facility.

Gitmo Prisoner, Torture Victim, Best Selling Author Seeks Freedom

On today's episode of Loud & Clear, host Brian Becker is joined by investigative journalist Andy Worthington to discuss the state of the Guantanamo Bay detention center as one of its most well known detainees receives a court hearing today.

CIA Torture Victim Abu Zubaydah to Testify in Guantanamo Hearings - Lawyer

Two Guantanamo detainees to testify about 9/11 plotter claims about vibrations and noises.

Historic Ruling Puts Justice Within Reach for CIA Torture Victims

More and more, it looks like CIA torture survivors will have their day in court. CIA torture victims are a big step closer to accountability. A federal judge has ruled against two CIA contract psychologists, James Mitchell and John Bruce...Show More Summary

Psychologists Who Designed the CIA Torture Program Can Be Sued by Victims, Federal Judge Rules

The first time such a case has been allowed to proceed. For the first time, a federal judge is allowing torture victims to sue the psychologists who devised the CIA’s brutal interrogation methods that included sleep deprivation, starvation and forcing captives into coffin-like boxes. Show More Summary

CIA torture victims’ lawsuit will move forward after federal judge’s ruling

5 months agoNews : The Raw Story

By Maria L. La Ganga CIA torture victims who were subjected to some of the most brutal interrogation techniques of post-9/11 era A federal judge in eastern Washington state ruled Friday for the first time ever that a civil lawsuit brought by victims of the CIA torture program can move forward....

The Government’s Unprecedented Position in CIA Torture Lawsuit Is Very Good News

In a first, the government isn’t trying to block justice for CIA torture victims. Those responsible for the CIA torture program have never had to face their victims’ claims in a U.S. court because the government has always shielded the perpetrators. Show More Summary

Egyptian rights group asks court to halt official move to shut it down

CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian organization that documents rights abuses and treats torture victims said on Sunday it had filed an urgent application to a court in the hope of halting plans by authorities to shut it down on Monday.

Why Protecting Torture Victims Scares Egypt’s Leaders

In 2014, Amnesty International USA gave one of its highest awards for human rights activism to a collection of women who for more than two decades ignored governmental harassment and ran a torture and domestic violence rehabilitation center in Cairo, … Please continue reading.

Egyptian Government Orders Closure of Center That Documents Torture

7 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

Egyptian officials have ordered the closure of the El Nadeem center, which documents the injuries of alleged torture victims and offers them assistance. The country’s health ministry said the clinic had violated unspecified regulations,...Show More Summary

Pentagon Accused Of Denying Medical Care To Torture Victim And Alleged 9/11 Plotter

8 months agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- Amnesty International is intervening on behalf of a detainee at Guantanamo Bay who says the U.S. government is refusing him medical treatment for health problems sustained during torture at CIA black sites. The organization...Show More Summary

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