James Mitchell and John "Bruce" Jessen are accused of creating brutal methods the CIA used on terrorism suspects.
Donald Trump's refusal to condemn our secret prisons, together with his appointments of people who played roles in the George W. Bush torture program, should set off alarm bells.
Abu Zubaydah’s sworn statement provides a chilling, first-person account of how U.S. officials tortured a man they wrongly believed was a top al-Qaida operative.
If you didn't have a chance to watch the Republican debate Saturday night, or simply want a refresher, here are some of the most important moments.
Nothing helps you appreciate our constitutional rights like being robbed of them.
In anticipation of this week's vote on a proposed law against torture, drafted by Sens. John McCain and Dianne Feinstein, HBO's "Last Week Tonight" host gave an impassioned monologue on the Senate Committee Report on Torture.
The former CIA agent has seen his life ripped apart by the government because he revealed CIA torture. However, he continues to stand up for truth and humaneness and against a system that views all of us as undiscovered felons.
The US government is out to "ruin" people who expose official wrongoing "in every conceivable way," says John Kiriakou in an interview with Truthdig Editor-in-Chief Robert Scheer Kiriakou is a 14-year CIA veteran who was jailed for confirming that the U government tortured prisoners via waterboarding.
Someday, at an official U.S. torture museum, our children may wonder how we ever adopted the worst traditions of terror in the Age of Barbarism Lite.