Posts Tagged: torture
How well has Barack Obama lived up to his own standards on civil liberties?
Syrian President Assad can’t be happy about the images and documents of systematic torture and killing smuggled out on the eve of peace talks.
As Ramadan begins, leaders throughout the world are calling for the Obama administration to reassess its stance on force-feeding the hunger-striking detainees at Guantanamo Bay.
Would you recognize a torturer if you saw one?
New revelations about the U.S. torture regime require new responses.
Exactly what is waterboarding a prisoner 83 -- or 183 -- times supposed to accomplish?
British objections to how Algeria handled its hostage situation and a recent visit by one of its boy bands to Ghana highlight U.S. and European condescension towards Africa.
After the fact, torture can only be dealt with by staring directly into the nightmare that changed us.
A Lebanese Alawite family sits in their living room by a Christmas tree.
William Shawcross was on board with the Bush administration's counterterrorism policies.