Chelsea Manning speaks from behind bars in new podcast

Amnesty International released a podcast with Chelsea Manning today. Listen here.

This is what happens when officials don't get prosecuted for illegally torturing people

Well, I guess this is a thing now…people running for president musing about whether they might reintroduce the torture techniques Obama “prohibited” when he took office. The latest is ...

Chelsea Manning threatened with 'indefinite solitary confinement' for expired toothpaste and asking for a lawyer

Whistleblower Chelsea Manning, who is currently serving an unjust thirty-five year jail sentence and who has already been tortured under US military supervision, is now being threatened with "indefinite solitary ...

Announcing major new crowd-funding effort to help pay for Chelsea Manning’s legal appeal

Today we’re proud to announce a major new crowd-funding campaign in support of whistleblower Chelsea Manning to help pay for her important legal appeal. Chelsea is currently in the ...

Support the Bureau of Investigative Journalism's new project investigating the CIA torture report

Today, we’re launching our first crowd-funding campaign of 2015—in support of the Bureau of Investigative Journalism’s new reporting project on the Senate’s recently-released report on CIA ...

Why everyone should care about journalist Barrett Brown's sentencing today

Journalist Barrett Brown is expected to be sentenced by a judge today in a highly controversial case brought by the Justice Department. The below excerpt is an adapted and updated ...

On Torture: The New York Times Gets the Right Result for the Wrong Reasons

I’ve been trying to feel good about the New York Times’ decade-late decision to call torture torture—that is, to “deploy the English language to describe things,” as the ...

DOJ: Feinstein’s Committee Controls Torture Report; Has Final Say Over Public Release

A report completed more than a year ago by a Senate panel that investigated the CIA’s torture program can only be released by the committee, which maintains complete "control ...

Here Are The Secret Details Gitmo Warden Claimed Could Be Used By Al-Qaeda to Attack Prison

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Here's What the White House's "Secret" Plan to Close Guantanamo Looks Like

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