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End Solitary Confinement in Prison - ForceChange
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: prison, crime of imprisonment, torture, solitary confinement, mental illness, medieval dungeon, federal prison, torture )

BMutiny
- 57 days ago - forcechange.com
ADX Florence houses 490 male inmates, and a study conducted by a lawyer found that the average length of time an inmate would stay in solitary confinement was 8.2 years. This is a staggering amount of time to be spent alone. Amnesty International expose'.
Follow Up on CIA Crimes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: CIA, GOP Crimes, maddow, oversight, torture, video )

TomCat
- 187 days ago - politicsplus.org
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PETITION - Tell President Obama to Keep His Promise and Close Guantanamo NOW!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, guantanamo bay, torture, crimes against humanity, abuse, government, ethics )

David
- 245 days ago - credomobilize.com
Obama acknowledged last year that Guantánamo needs to close because in his words it's "inefficient," hurtful to our "international standing," and "should never have been opened" in the first place. -- Please sign petition to help secure justice at last.
It's Practically Torture - and We're Doing It to Kids?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, torture, solitary confinement, juvenile justice, crime, punishment, youthful offenders, Children's Hope and Voice )

Tonya
- 323 days ago - aclu.org
Every day across the country, kids as young as 13 are held in solitary confinement with almost no human contact for days or months at a time.
FBI Nominee: Waterboarding During Bush Administration Was Illegal Torture (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: FBI, James Comey, Bush administration, ethics, water boarding, torture, crime, politics, government )

Carrie
- 433 days ago - rawstory.com
During his testimony in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday morning, FBI director nominee James Comey said the use of waterboarding by the Bush administration was illegal.
Obama Announces Steps Toward Guantanamo Closure
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Gitmo, Cuba, USA, Obama, hunger strikes, rights, torture, indefinite detention, closing commitment, protests, politics, health )

Angelika
- 479 days ago - cbsnews.com
In a comprehensive counterterrorism speech Thursday at Fort McNair in Washington, D.C., Mr. Obama said, "There is no justification beyond politics for Congress to prevent us from closing a facility that should never have been opened."
Urge President Obama to Work With Congress to Declassify the Senate Torture Report. ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, torture, post 9/11, CIA, government, cover-up )

Nancy
- 487 days ago - actions.humanrightsfirst.org
Remember the Academy Award-winning film Zero Dark Thirty? Well, last week news broke that the CIA edited the film's script to make sure that it didn't portray the "enhanced interrogation" program in a way that would make the agency look bad.
Michelle Obama: Tell Barack to Close Guantanamo Prison - ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Gitmo, Cuba, USA, Obama, hunger strikes, rights, torture, indefinite detention, suicides, protests, politics, health )

Angelika
- 494 days ago - codepink.salsalabs.com
This Mothers Day, help Om Abdurahman and the other mothers of GuantanAmo prisoners reunite with their sons by telling Michelle Obama to tell her husband to close Guantanamo Bay Prison immediately.
Let George W. Bush Discuss His Legacy However He Likes... From the Hague
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, bush, bushadministration, cheney, congress, republicans, crimes against humanity, The Hague, torture, iraq, lies, terrorism, 9/11 )

Lynn
- 501 days ago - commondreams.org
George W. Bush presided over an international network of torture chambers ... launched a war of aggression that killed hundreds of thousands ... instead of the bloody details of his time in office being recounted at a war crimes tribunal...imperial privilege ...
Torture in Your Backyard - SIGN the Statement Against Solitary Confinement
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Torture, solitary confinement, US prisons, humanrights, violence, freedoms, crime, SCOTUS, abuse )

Angelika
- 583 days ago - nrcat.org
Torture. It's not just something that happened at Abu Ghraib or in secret prison sites tucked away in distant countries. It's happening now. It's happening in prisons on U.S. soil. Prolonged solitary confinement is torture in your backyard..
The Campaign Against John Brennan
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, appointments, CIA, presidential cabinet, ethics, freedoms, Govtfearmongering, media, military, obama, torture )

Kit
- 611 days ago - salon.com
It may have been slow in the making, but the campaign against John Brennan is starting in earnest today with two progressive groups coming out against President Obama's choice to head the Central Intelligence Agency.
Who Is Paul Bergrin?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bush, Rumfeld, Cheney, Iraq, Operation Iron Triangle, Torture, Paul Bergrin )

Nancy
- 1077 days ago - paulbergrin.org
"Besides the evidence I uncovered on Operation Iron Triangle, Objective Murray and the Rules of Engagement, to kill every military aged male upon contact, I was about to change the course of history (in a press conference) that I had affirmative proof.."
Our Dirty Laundry Left for Europe
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bush, Cheney, Democrats, GOP Crimes, Torture, World )

TomCat
- 1105 days ago - politicsplus.org
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Bush Regime Assisted Gaddafi
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bush, GOP Crimes, Torture )

TomCat
- 1108 days ago - politicsplus.org
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Judge Allows American to Sue Rumsfeld Over Torture
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: crime, republicans, war, politics, torture )

Jae
- 1138 days ago - news.yahoo.com
...worked as a translator for Marines collecting intelligence in Iraq, say he was preparing to come home to the United States on annual leave when he was abducted by the U.S. military and held without justification while his family knew nothing about his
 

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