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Jimmy Carter Accuses U.S. of 'Widespread Abuse of Human Rights'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: criticism, former President Jimmy Carter, The U.S., current U.S. policy, human rights abuses, Universal Declaration of Human Rights, drones, Guantanamo Bay detention center, waterboarding, warrentless wiretappng, arrests of "suspected terrorists" )

- 2576 days ago -
Carter: "The United States is abandoning its role as the global champion of human rights". "Instead of making the world safer, America's violation of international human rights abets our enemies and alienates our friends," Carter wrote.
Welcome to Boston, Mr. Rumsfeld. You Are Under Arrest.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: bushadministration, Rumsfeld, politics, waterboarding, torture in Iraq, war policies, republicans, media, lies, ethics, government, crime, war )

- 2856 days ago -
Former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld has been stripped of legal immunity for stripped of legal immunity for acts of torture against US citizens authorized while he was in office. The 7th Circuit made the ruling in the case of two American contrac
Holder Begins Review of Detainee-Abuse Allegations
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: holder, us, attorney general, ag, cia, waterboarding, drowning, rape, abuse, constitution, cheney, iraq, lies, mccain, military, terrorism )

- 3613 days ago -
"..........U.S. interrogators threatened terror suspects with handguns and an electric drill"..............."included a 2004 report by the CIA's Office of Inspector General, which noted.........inconsistent with...policy...human rights"
Watch the Tortured Logic Video Now and Send It to Attorney General Eric Holder.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: torture, waterboarding, fbi, terrorism, lies, iraq, military, propaganda, troops, u.s., constitution, bushadministration, ethics, freedoms )

- 3623 days ago -
Oliver Stone, Rosie Perez, Philip Glass and a host of talented performers... expose something our government tried to keep secret from the American people. Torture must be investigated and prosecuted. Watch video, sign the letter NOW please.
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 )

- 3629 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.
Sign Petition: Include The Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Your Passport
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world, humanrights, freedoms, government, UnitedNations, americans, passports, universal, declaration, human, rights, protection, men, women, children, families, torture, slavery, stoning, waterboarding, flogging, beating, FGM, honour, killings )

- 3629 days ago -
Less than 5% of the world knows of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights existence. Because passports are the official representation of government, if the declaration is in all passports, it becomes an official documentation of the world.
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 )

- 3729 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.
Sign Petition: Waterboarding and Torture Demand Truth - Prosecute Now!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: truth, detainees, government, bush, cheney, rumsfeld, torture, waterboarding, terrorism, ethics, dishonesty, cover-up, crime, corruption, bushadministration, abuse, americans, lies )

- 3738 days ago -
Military and intelligence experts have said torture is ineffective. It is immoral, illegal and contrary to American values. Tell President Obama that those responsible for torture under the Bush administration must be held accountable for their crimes.
Bush Memo Footnotes Define Waterboarding As Torture
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: bush, torture, waterboarding, terrorism, government, dishonesty, cover-up, corruption, ethics, bushadministration, crime, abuse, lies, republicans )

- 3742 days ago -
A Bush administration memo from 2005, intended to establish a legal basis for aggressive interrogation techniques, contains a footnote that actually describes waterboarding as falling within the administration's definition of torture.
Olbermann Calls for Prosecution of Bush, Invokes Nazis and Slavery 01.19.09
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: keith olbermann, obama, prosecute, bush, elected officials, torture, waterboarding )

- 3830 days ago -
In possibly his BEST 'Special Comment', Countdown's Keith Olbermann explains that President-elect Barack Obama should not be afraid to prosecute those elected officials complicit in act of torture in order to prevent the same mistakes from happening again
Outgoing CIA Director Hayden Threatens Obama
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: CIA, Hayden, Obama, Panetta, eavesdropping, waterboarding, torture, illegal wiretapping, investigation, threats, cover-up, ethics, freedoms, government, lies, propaganda )

- 3833 days ago -
Outgoing CIA director Hayden has threatened that Obama won't have the CIA's people go out on a limb for him if Obama orders an investigation into controversial tactics like waterboarding and illegal eavesdropping. What is Hayden afraid of? Find out!
Ex-CIA Agent Says Top US Government Officials Knew About, Approved Waterboarding
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: waterboarding, CIA, US government, US government officials, torture General Michael Hayden )

- 4236 days ago -
Great expose from the NY Times about the depravity of our government. Shameful!
CODEPINK Shows Senator Feinstein Waterboarding   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Mukasey, Waterboarding, Senator, Feinstein, CODEPINK, Code Pink, Torture, BushWar, terrorcorruption, cover-up )

- 4243 days ago -
On November 4, 2007, CODEPINK activists re-enacted a live waterboarding demonstration for Senator Feinstein as she entered CNN studios in Washington, DC

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