Human rights abuses

The Embarrassment of an American Foreign Policy Guided by Trump’s Thirst for Profits

As Joy Reid says, "Well... the murderous autocrat did geenlight a Trump condo in his capitol, and Ivanka got a…

5 years ago

Dick Cheney and Evangelical Christians Epitomize Dark Age Barbarism  

Instead of shame and humiliation that this government condoned and defended myriad human rights violations, one of the architects of…

8 years ago

New York Times Editorial Calls for Investigation and Prosecution of Torturers in Bush Administration

The Times says this is "about ensuring that this never happens again and regaining the moral credibility to rebuke torture…

8 years ago

Republicans Condemn North Korean Human Rights Violations While Ignoring Their Own

The hypocrisy of this nation co-sponsoring a resolution condemning anyone country for human rights abuses (torture) is beyond the pale.…

8 years ago

Scalia Is Wrong: The Constitution Prohibits Torture and GOP Civil Rights Violations

Conservatives have proffered every possible scenario to justify torture, including Supreme Court Justice Scalia invoking a fictional television counter-terrorism agent,…

8 years ago

Dick Cheney Says Senate Torture Report That He Hasn’t Even Read Is “Full Of Crap”

Former Republican Vice President Dick Cheney appeared on Fox News Wednesday night to defend the Bush Administration's use of "enhanced…

8 years ago

CIA Torture Program Was Brutal And Ineffective

The Senate Intelligence Committee's executive summary reveals that the CIA torture program was both brutal and ineffective.

8 years ago

Obama Uses Senate Report As A Decisive Blow To The Republican Torture Agenda

Upon the release of the Senate Intelligence Committee's report on the CIA's torture program, President Obama praised the work of…

8 years ago

Senate Fights To Release Report Detailing Bush-Cheney’s CIA Torture Program

The chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee responsible for the report, Senator Dianne Feinstein, is incensed over the CIA's fight…

8 years ago

John Yoo Uses the Pretense of Diversity to Defend the Torture Program

Under the pretense of defending diversity, Bush torture policy guru John Yoo came out in favor of a diversity of…

10 years ago