The Torture Report: What the Documents Say About America's Post-9/11 Torture Program

The Torture Report: What the Documents Say About America's Post-9/11 Torture Program

Larry Siems


occasionally if truth be told buried in entrance people. that's the case with greater than 140,000 govt files in relation to abuse of prisoners via U.S. forces in the course of the "war on terror," dropped at gentle through Freedom of data Act litigation. because the lead writer of the ACLU's document on those files, Larry Siems is in a special place to chronicle who did what, to whom and whilst. This booklet, written with the speed and depth of a mystery, serves as a sad reminder of what occurs while commitments to legislation, logic, and human dignity are forged apart, while it turns into tricky to parent the adaptation among teams motive on perpetrating severe violence on their fellow human beings.

Divided into 3 sections, The Torture file offers a beautiful array of eyewitness and first-person reports-by sufferers, perpetrators, dissenters, and investigators-of the CIA's White House-orchestrated interrogations in unlawful, mystery prisons world wide; the Pentagon's "special projects," in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba; plots genuine and imagined, and masses extra.

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