Torture: The Bush Administration on Trial

By Andy Worthington   While Rodriguez — like John Yoo, Jay S. Bybee and senior Bush administration officials, up to and including the president — have never been criminally prosecuted, it is uncertain whether, overall, the apologists for torture are winning. Despite their protestations over the years, they have no proof that torture worked. :::::::: […]

CIA: Detainee's Torture Drawings, Writings,

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CIA: Detainee’s Torture Drawings, Writings, “Should They Exist,” to Remain Top Secret

Wednesday 5 October 2011 by: Jason Leopold, Truthout (Image: JR / t r u t h o u t) In 2002, not long after he was subjected to so-called “enhanced interrogation techniques” by Bruce Jessen and James Mitchell, psychologists under contract to the CIA, high-value detainee Abu Zubaydah made about ten drawings depicting the torture he endured […]

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 […]