Author of Torture Memos Admits Some Techniques Were Not Approved By DOJ

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Author of Torture Memos Admits Some Techniques Were Not Approved By DOJ

Thursday 15 July 2010 by: Jason Leopold, reprinted from TruthOut.org (make sure to support TruthOut with a donation today) Jay Bybee, who as a senior Justice Department lawyer signed two memos in 2002 authorizing CIA interrogators to torture “war on terror” prisoners, told a congressional panel that more than a half dozen other brutal methods […]

Accountability for Designing Torture

Intro and Interview with Jim Cox PhD – Forensic Psychologist Segment 1 Interview with Joseph Margulies – Lawyer/Professor of Law Segment 2 Audio reading of complaint filed Segment 3 Interview with Andy Worthington about complaint, BP, and World Cup Segment 4 TO listen in: CLICK HERE Copy of Complaint PDF: CLICK HERE

Saturday, June 26, 2010 Show-Oil, Judges and Jobs-Maher Arar and James Yee

Intro and Kate Gordon from Center for American Progress Segment 1 Rep. Gene Green Segment 2 Maria Lahood (Center for Constitutional Rights) Segment 3 James Yee Segment 4 Op-Ed on Dick Cheney Segment 5 TO listen in: CLICK HERE

Saturday, June 12 Radio Show-Malcolm Nance and Scott Horton

    Malcolm Nance (SERE Instructor) Segment 1 Segment 2 Segment 3 Scott Horton Listen Here Democracy Now segment with PHR from this show Listen Here ABCNews and Liz Cheney-Made ya look Listen Here Op-Ed on British Reaction to U.S. reaction to BP destruction Listen Here CSPAN audio of U.S. Helsinki Commission on torture from […]

Human Experimentation at the Heart of Bush Administration’s Torture Program

Reprinted with permission (and creative commons) from TruthOut.org Don’t forget, it is very important to support independent journalist sites like TruthOut.org by Jason Leopold – Sunday, June 6, 2010 High-value detainees captured during the Bush administration’s “war on terror,” who were subjected to brutal torture techniques, were used as “guinea pigs” to gauge the effectiveness […]

Guantanamo Review Task Force Report is out.

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Guantanamo Review Task Force Report is out.

Guantanamo Review Task Force – Download Report Guantanamo detainee report is out. It states that 126 detainees should be sent back home or handed over to a third party country. The report states that 36 should be prosecuted and that 48 be detained further under “laws of war”. The 30 Yemenis are left in limbo until […]

Saturday, May 15, 2010 show – 9pm EST

ANSWER coaliton SeizeBP campaign – Media Matters on BP/Halliburton spill and Andy Worthington Segment 1 – Matthew Alexander – How To Break A Terrorist Segment 2 – (note: there are portions of the audio which dropped out and were boosted from remaining low volume. They were included to retain as much of what Mr. Alexander […]

Documents By Chronology:

Documents By Chronology: The attacks on September 11, 2001 were the catalyst for the “war on terror”– and for a legal revolution in assertions of broad powers for the Commander-in-Chief. In this chronological library of 34 documents, it is possible to chart the decision-making that led to interrogations of prisoners in U.S. custody that were […]

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Mark Danner's appearance on Washington Journal

Mark Danner appeared on Washington Journal. Unfortunately I didn’t know until he was about half way through. He’s a solid reporter and knows his beat. But one of the key sections was responding to a caller who rattled off the pablum of the Bush apologists regarding the Geneva Conventions. Here’s Mark Danner’s recent article and