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He released a trove of classified documents on Guantanamo Bay detainees, an unredacted archive of more than a quarter-million secret U.S.
One of the stops was at a CIA-run site in Afghanistan dubbed the "Dark prison" by detainees who emerged to describe the complete darkness they had been held in, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

On this episode of "Watching the Hawks," Tyrel Ventura & Tabetha Wallace discuss the largest prison strike in US history with prison reform advocate and Former CIA agent John Kiriakou. Tabetha brings us some rather incendiary news from the culture wars ...
Tehran, Iran -- Iran's state-run judicial news agency is reporting that an Iranian-American businessman and his father have each been sentenced to 10 years in prison. The Mizan news agency on Tuesday reported the sentences for businessman Siamak Namazi ...
Last year, a Sept. 11 suspect at Guantanamo recognized that a court interpreter had also worked at a Central Intelligence Agency prison where he was held. "Every issue that comes up is a new and novel issue that can take days" to resolve, said Morris ...
Last year, a Sept. 11 suspect at Guantanamo recognized that a court interpreter had also worked at a Central Intelligence Agency prison where he was held. "Every issue that comes up is a new and novel issue that can take days" to resolve, said Morris ...
Ruiz said a case prosecutor informed him of the procedure over the weekend because defense lawyers have been litigating over conditions at the remote prison and, in the case of his client, have specifically sought medical intervention to treat a rectal ...
But details in the interview summaries correspond closely with findings in a 2014 Senate Intelligence Committee report on CIA secret prisons, which describes how two facilities were set up in the same country. One of them, known as "site Violet", was ...
Charged in connection with the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Guantanamo detainee Mustafa Al-Hawsawi will reportedly miss a pretrial hearing Friday in order to "rest up" for rectal surgery to repair damage caused by CIA "enhanced interrogation techniques ...
It has been 13 years since he was tortured in a secret prison in Afghanistan run by the Central Intelligence Agency, a place he calls "The Darkness.
secret documents obtained by The Bureau of Investigative Journalism prove that Lithuania helped the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) set up and run a "black site" for detention of al Qaeda suspects, say lawyers. The building, not far from the ...
Vetted and supplied by the CIA they were intended as a moderate buffer to more radical groups such as the Al-Nusra Front - now Jabhat Fateh al-Sham, according to the report.
It's been eight years since Suleiman Abdullah Salim, above, was released from one of the C.I.A.'s secret prisons in Afghanistan, where he was held for five years without charges. But the beatings and other harsh tactics he was subjected to in what he ...
Charged in connection with the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Guantanamo detainee Mustafa Al-Hawsawi will reportedly miss a pretrial hearing Friday in order to "rest up" for rectal surgery to repair damage caused by CIA "enhanced interrogation techniques ...

It has been 13 years since he was tortured in a secret prison in Afghanistan run by the Central Intelligence Agency, a place he calls "The Darkness.
torture at secret CIA prisons and Guantanamo has "left a legacy of damaged minds," reports The New York Times. The cost of treating breast cancer can vary greatly for no apparent reason, investigators found.
An alleged accomplice in the 9/11 attacks will get surgery this week to repair damage done to him from what his attorney says was "sodomy" while he was in CIA custody more than 10 years ago, the Miami Herald reported Tuesday. ... Ruiz said one of the ...
secret documents obtained by The Bureau of Investigative Journalism prove that Lithuania helped the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) set up and run a "black site" for detention of al Qaeda suspects, say lawyers. The building, not far from the ...
Baluchi, with four others, is charged with involvement in the 9/11 attacks, and was held in CIA "black sites" for three and a half years before his transfer to Guantanamo 10 years ago.
A radical Muslim preacher and former inmate of Australia's toughest jail, the Goulburn Supermax, says he has only become more influential because of his time in the prison associating with some of the country's most notorious terrorists.
Lotfi Arabi Gherissi and Ridha Najjar were originally taken captive in Pakistan in 2002, before being transferred to the secret CIA prison called Cobalt in Afghanistan. According to the account given to Human Rights Watch by Gherissi, he spent over 13 ...
... Westbrook, the black "outside coordinator" of a Vacaville prison group, who introduced eventual white SLA followers to DeFreeze, came to his job directly from Vietnam, where he worked for Pacific Architects and engineers, in fact a proprietary ...
How To Get Away With murder season 3 is on a roll with its intricately plotted stories this year. Starring Viola Davis as a criminal defense attorney and law professor who get involved with multiple murder plots after helping her students, the show is ...
Suleiman Abdullah Salim, a Tanzanian fisherman who was was abducted by the CIA and Kenyan security forces in 2003 and rendered to a CIA prison codenamed COBALT, then to a second prison known as the "Salt Pit," and finally to a prison at Bagram Air ...
A federal judge has ordered former top CIA officials to sit for depositions in a lawsuit brought against two Psychologists who designed the agency's harsh interrogation methods in the war on terror, an action the federal government called unprecedented ...
Al-Najjar and al-Gherissi were held in a CIA black site in Afghanistan known as "Cobalt," which detainees have referred to as the "Dark prison." They were later transferred to U.S. military custody at the Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan. These men are ...
Two Tunisian men held captive by the CIA more than a decade ago claim that they were threatened with an electric chair, a previously undisclosed method used during the spy agency's period of brutal interrogations.
It's public knowledge that following the 9-11 attacks on the United States, the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) detained and tortured terrorism suspects in secret sites around the world. But new Human Rights Watch research provides ...
It took an uphill battle against the Englewood Correctional Facility in Colorado for Jeffrey Sterling to receive outside medical treatment for a heart issue that he had before he arrived in the prison. But even after receiving it, he may have to keep ...
Osama bin Laden was a failed CIA asset that was used as a pretext to invade Afghanistan to restart the heroin trade, which is a trillion-dollar business.
By far, the biggest scandal that tarred Reagan was Iran-Contra, a complex scheme between 1985 and 1986 under which the heads of the CIA and National Defense Council hatched a conspiracy to sell missiles to Iran in exchange for the return of U.S ...
It's public knowledge that following the 9-11 attacks on the United States, the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) detained and tortured terrorism suspects in secret sites around the world. But new ... Men held there called it the "Dark ...
Former CIA officer John Kiriakou, who served a prison sentence at a federal prison in Loretto, Pennsylvania, joined Shadowproof managing editor Kevin Gosztola to talk about the case of former CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling, which they have both followed ...
It has sincebecome clearthat while John Kiriakou sat in prison, Senate Intelligence Committee investigators were uncovering heinous details about torture by the CIA from its own original banality-of-evil cables, which showed that CIA and others had ...
In the summer of 1975, in the weeks before President Gerald Ford dodged the first of two assassination attempts, the Rockefeller Commission issued a report into the Central Intelligence Agency's illegal surveillance of home-grown subversives. Prompted ...
Former CIA Director Michael Hayden is one of 50 national security experts who served in Republican administrations and recently signed a letter saying that Donald Trump would be the most reckless president in American history.
Kiriakou went to prison for two years for confirming to a journalist the name of an agent who was involved with torture. Today he is an outspoken critic of the CIA's role in employing enhanced interrogation techniques during the war on Terror. Brennan ...
Former CIA official John Kiriakou, who spent two years in prison for revealing the truth about White House-sanctioned torture, became the 15th recipient of the Sam Adams Award for Integrity at a ceremony at America University. Last year, PEN Center USA ...
Former CIA official John Kiriakou, who spent two years in prison for revealing the truth about White House-sanctioned torture, became the 15th recipient of the Sam Adams Award for Integrity at a ceremony at America University. Last year, PEN Center USA ...
From Belleau Wood to Wall Street to Washington, here's your guide, listed by category and in order of reading satisfaction and relevance, to the season's books.
If you did, kudos, because Quantico pulled off a looong con that began with the season 1 finale, when Alex appeared to accept an offer to join the CIA after being fired by the FBI for her involvement in the Quantico crisis. As the season 2 premiere ...
New documents released by the United States government last week claim that Chilean dictator of the 1970s and 80s Augusto Pinochet ordered the assignation of top dissident Orlando Letelier in 1976.
Powers' flight was part of a top-secret joint Air Force and Central Intelligence Agency mission to monitor Soviet nuclear and missile programs.
My many years of reporting had included writing about the prison system, but I had never been a court reporter. I figured complying with the subpoena was not only wise, ... I imagined the CIA using them for detainee interrogations. There were perhaps a ...
Local residents in Iraq's Sharqat district in Salah al-Din province stormed a prison run by Islamic State, killed five prison guards and freed at least 40 prisoners, even as Iraqi forces regained the district from the terror group with the help of the ...
In a gripping, carefully-researched three-part series, The Guardian newspaper showed how the CIA worked to sabotage the Senate Intelligence Committee's investigation of the Agency's torture progress.
There has been no word on Otto Warmbier, a business student at the University of Virginia, and Kim Dong-chul, a South Korean-born naturalized American citizen, since they were separately sentenced to years of hard labor in North Korean prisons in March ...


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