People are fleeing for their lives, for the lives of their children. The U.S. is intentionally compounding their trauma and fear by separating children from their parents.
The facts are simple: Torture is illegal, immoral, ineffective and makes America less safe.
Donald Trump and his supporters need to receive a loud, clear and consistent message. There are no loopholes: Torture is illegal under both international and U.S. laws.
The report details an enormous abuse of prisoners that is a radical departure from the U.S. laws, international commitments and practices over the last 50 years.
The former secretary of state’s talk at the University of Minnesota meandered — but never meandered too near to what the protesters wanted to discuss.
The CIA and senators who oversee it have long had a rocky relationship. But allegations of spying Tuesday could be a ‘defining moment,’ says Sen. Dianne Feinstein.
Jose Padilla’s mother is alleging to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights that her son, currently in solitary confinement in a Colorado prison, was tortured during his 4 years in a naval brig.
Now that world events have moved to the center stage, our political leaders need to speak out on the high return on investment U.S. foreign aid and international development yield.
The US Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up a case examining whether government officials who order the alleged torture of a US citizen on American soil can be sued for violating the citizen’s constitutional rights.
had filed suit against former for allegedly creating a legal justification for Mr. Padilla’s open-ended detention and the coercive interrogation.