Category Archives: Torture

A History of Torture

Clive Stafford Smith examines our inventive capacity for inflicting pain and terror on our fellow human. The history of torture teaches us two lessons: first, that our inventive capacity for inflicting pain and terror on our fellow human is shockingly expansive. Second, that the only thing we learn from history is that we do not…
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The Last Chance to Stop the NDAA

By Chris Hedges: I and my fellow plaintiffs have begun the third and final round of our battle to get the courts to strike down a section of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that permits the military to seize U.S. citizens, strip them of due process and hold them indefinitely in military facilities. Carl…
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Brave New Film’s “The War on Whistle Blowers”

Robert Greenwald and Brave New Films have produced another important documentary, the War on Whistleblowers. Bradley Manning revealed war crimes, but instead of investigating and prosecuting the perpetrators, the US government subjected Manning to treatment denounced by the United Nations as "cruel and inhuman." He faces life in prison, while those who committed grave violations…
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I Am Bradley Manning

When we stand up for Bradley Manning, we stand up for truth, decency and ourselves. I am Bradley Manning (full HD) from
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James Steele: America’s mystery man in Iraq – Full Documentary – BBC

BBC Editor's Note: the investigation stemmed from Fago 242, an order issued from high levels of the US military. Bradley Manning did an enormous service by releasing the document to the press. A 15-month investigation by the Guardian and BBC Arabic reveals how retired US colonel James Steele, a veteran of American proxy wars in…
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