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Sign Petition: Investigate and Prosecute Those Responsible for Torture
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, americans, government, bush, cheney, iraq, Guantanamo, Abu Ghraib, waterboarding, torture, cruelty, crime, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, abuse, lies )

- 3571 days ago -
US government officials approved brutal and illegal interrogation methods, including waterboarding which has been prosecuted as a war crime in the United States for more than 100 years. Yet no senior official has been held to account for these crimes.
CIA Crucified Captive in Abu Ghraib Prison
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Abu Ghraib, CIA, Torture, Murder )

- 3611 days ago -
"A forensic examiner found that he (the prisoner) had essentially been crucified; he died from asphyxiation after having been hung by his arms, in a hood, and suffering broken ribs," the magazine's Jane Mayer writes in the magazine's June 22nd issue."
Children as Unlamented Victims of Bush's War Crimes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, americans, government, war, bush, cheney, Abu Ghraib, torture, children, killed, wounded, prisoners, cover-up, crime, lies, Iraq, Afghanistan, violence, rights, military, freedoms, humanrights, abuse )

- 3667 days ago -
The best kept secret of Bush's war crimes is that thousands of children were imprisoned, tortured, and denied rights under the Geneva Conventions. Yet both Congress and the media fail to identify the very existence of child prisoners as a war crime.
Sign Petition: Tell President Obama To Investigate Torture By The Bush Administration
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: america, geneva convention, usa, war, obama, bush, cheney, rumsfeld, waterboarding, abu ghraib, guantanamo, iraq, al queda, terrorism, government, torture, cover-up, bushadministration, corruption, crime, dishonesty, ethics, lies )

- 3670 days ago -
Tell President Obama to set up a nonpartisan inquiry to evaluate the full cost of abuses, look at how we got there, and come up with safeguards so we don't repeat the same mistakes. It's time for a full reckoning on the United States' use of torture.
Torture Case Tests Obama Secrecy Policy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, investigation, , Abu Ghraib, cheney, rumsfeld, rove, bushadministration, torture, aclu, eric holder, abuse, corruption, dishonesty, crime, government, cover-up, state secrets, americans, terrorism, lies )

- 3703 days ago -
President Obama issued an executive order and two presidential memoranda last week proclaiming a new transparency in the workings of the federal government. His sweeping reversals of torture and state secret policies are about to face an early test.
Sign Petition: Ask Attorney General Eric Holder to Investigate the Bush Administration's Torture Policies
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, investigation, , Abu Ghraib, cheney, rumsfeld, rove, bushadministration, torture, aclu, eric holder, abuse, corruption, dishonesty, crime, government, cover-up, americans, terrorism, lies )

- 3703 days ago -
The International Committee of the Red Cross has provided undeniable documentation of torture at Guantánamo. Yet the Justice Department has failed to prosecute any civilians for crimes related to interrogation, except a single contractor in June 2004.
Sign Petition: Ask Your Representative to Co-Sponsor the State Secrets Protection Act of 2009
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, investigation, , Abu Ghraib, cheney, rumsfeld, rove, bushadministration, torture, aclu, eric holder, abuse, corruption, dishonesty, crime, government, cover-up, state secrets, americans, terrorism, lies )

- 3703 days ago -
The Bush administration constantly abused the "state secrets" doctrine to escape accountability for illegal behavior. This petition supports the State Secrets Protection Act of 2009 (H.R. 984) to allow victims of government wrongdoing to seek justice.
Abu Ghraib Torture Suit Against Defense Giant CACI Goes Forward
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: torture, war on terror, criminal acts, usa, u.s., U.S. law, war, terrorism, crime, government, lies, military, interrogations, CACI, Abu Ghraib, Torture Victims, CCR )

- 3703 days ago -
In a blow to defense contracting giant, CACI International Inc., U.S. District Court Judge Gerald Bruce Lee ruled on March 18 that a lawsuit filed by the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) on behalf of torture victims held at the notorious Abu Ghraib
Abu Ghraib: Snapshots of Horror | Newsweek.Com
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, ethics, Govtfearmongering, Abu Ghraib, scandal, criminal, cover-up, corruption, abuse, military, lies, media, war, usa, u.s., troops )

- 4046 days ago -
The curiously human side of the inhumanity that was Abu Ghraib "the truly savage beatings that did take place at Abu Ghraib--at least one of which ended an Iraqi's life--weren't caught on camera"
HBO FULL MOVIE ON GOOGLE NOW: GhostsOfAbuGhraib.Avi   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: bushadministration, iraq, abu ghraib, torture, terrorism, troops, dishonesty, ethics, cover-up, corruption, bush, abuse )

- 4115 days ago -
For those that haven't seen it on HBO here it is released on google the FULL DOCUMENTARY, just was sent a link on myspace of a list of must see movies online can't post them all. Watch this before google takes it down.
US Army Clears Abu Ghraib Officer
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Abu Ghraib, torture, injustice, scandal )

- 4145 days ago -
The only US army officer to be charged over the Iraq jail abuse scandal has been cleared of any wrongdoing by the US military authorities.
Trial of Lone Officer Charged in Abu Ghraib Prison Abuse Scandal Set to Open in Maryland - Around the Nation - BostonHerald.Com
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, war, Abu Ghraib, usa, troops, terrorism, politics, military, iraq, cover-up )

- 4290 days ago -
HAGERSTOWN, Md. - The former director of the Abu Ghraib prison's interrogation centre, accused of approving the use of dogs and nudity to intimidate some captives, is the last person charged in the scandal to face a court-martial. Army Lt. Col. Steven L.

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