torture

Bowe Bergdahl Avoids Jail, Trump And His Minions’ Heads Explode (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Bowe Bergdahl Avoids Jail, Trump And His Minions’ Heads Explode (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Back in 2009, Army Private First Class Bowe Bergdahl was captured by the Taliban after walking off his post. He stayed in the Taliban’s clutches for five years, during which he was subjected to brutal torture. He was finally released in a prisoner exchange in 2014. However, amid claims that he had willfully left his […]

Trump Administration Returns Its Copies Of CIA Torture Report To The Senate (VIDEO)

Trump Administration Returns Its Copies Of CIA Torture Report To The Senate (VIDEO)

Earlier this month, the Trump administration began returning copies of the Senate’s shocking 2014 report on the CIA’s torture program. The move could mean that the report will be locked away for an indefinite period or destroyed altogether, leaving future generations unable to learn the lessons of one of the darkest periods in modern U.S. history. […]

Fun! The Senate Torture Report Re-Made Into A Graphic Novel (VIDEO)

Fun! The Senate Torture Report Re-Made Into A Graphic Novel (VIDEO)

The Senate Intelligence Committee’s torture report isn’t exactly pleasure reading. It outlines how the CIA developed and deployed a system of black sites around the world to torture people implicated in terrorism during the George W. Bush administration. Now Sid Jacobson and Ernie Colón have adapted the report into a haunting graphic novel. The SIC […]

Man Dies In Milwaukee Jail Under Inhumane Torture – 1 of 4 Deaths In 2016 (VIDEO)

Man Dies In Milwaukee Jail Under Inhumane Torture – 1 of 4 Deaths In 2016 (VIDEO)

Milwaukee County prosecutors are considering filing felony charges after a 38-year-old inmate Terrill Thomas died of “profound dehydration” while in solitary confinement last April. Thomas’ family are also considering filing a lawsuit separately, alleging Thomas was “subjected to a form of torture.” Other inmates “overheard his cries for water for days,” but his pleas were […]

Trump Ignores His Own Defense Sec. – Would Bring Back Torture (VIDEO)

Trump Ignores His Own Defense Sec. – Would Bring Back Torture (VIDEO)

Proponents of waterboarding weren’t too happy when the United States stopped doing it. Now President Donald Trump is on board with reinstating the torture method, despite numerous arguments that it’s inhumane. Trump Supports Waterboarding Secretary of Defense James Mattis opposes the use of waterboarding. During his confirmation hearing, he vowed to uphold current International Law that prohibits […]

New CIA Head Pompeo Considers Lifting Ban On Waterboarding (VIDEO)

New CIA Head Pompeo Considers Lifting Ban On Waterboarding (VIDEO)

Mike Pompeo is President Donald Trump’s pick to head up the C.I.A., and he has said he is open to reviewing the current ban on waterboarding. Although the form of torture is currently banned, Pompeo has said he will consider it: “If experts believed current law was an impediment to gathering vital intelligence to protect […]

Scary! Mike Pence Supports Waterboarding And Pretty Much Every Insane Thing Trump Mutters (TWEET/VIDEO)

Scary! Mike Pence Supports Waterboarding And Pretty Much Every Insane Thing Trump Mutters (TWEET/VIDEO)

Our President-elect and Vice-President-elect are quite the pair. They are both in favor of torture. Back in April, President-elect Donald Trump said that he is in favor of torture and he has even mentioned going after terrorists’ families. Our Vice-President-elect, Indiana Governor Mike Pence, won’t rule out torture. He danced around the answer in reaction […]

John McCain: ‘I Don’t Give A Damn’ What Trump Says–We Won’t Bring Back Torture (VIDEO)

John McCain: ‘I Don’t Give A Damn’ What Trump Says–We Won’t Bring Back Torture (VIDEO)

Donald Trump (in)famously vowed that if he becomes president, this country would start using enhanced interrogation techniques once again–including waterboarding. He seemed to come to his senses before doubling down on that vow later in 2016. Well, if he tries to make good on that promise, he’s going to run into a very large roadblock–John […]

UN Human Rights Chief Releases DIRE Warning To The U.S. (VIDEO)

UN Human Rights Chief Releases DIRE Warning To The U.S. (VIDEO)

The United Nations Human Rights Chief, Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein expressed grave concerns about the possibility of Republican presidential candidate, Donald Trump, deeming his election “dangerous from an international standpoint.” Al-Hussein discussed his thoughts on Trump’s comments regarding torture and described them as “deeply unsettling and disturbing” during a news conference that touched on Yemen, Syria, […]

WATCH: Senior Trump Adviser Says Waterboarding Clinton Won’t Get The Truth

WATCH: Senior Trump Adviser Says Waterboarding Clinton Won’t Get The Truth

We all know that Republican frontrunner Donald Trump (R-N.Y.) holds extreme positions, and his campaign workers, volunteers, and supporters are no different. In fact, most people who support Trump are known for their extreme positions and never-ending support of their candidate. Sometimes the outcome is nothing short of hilarious, while at other times it is […]

Bush-Era CIA Torture Victims May Finally Get Their Day In Court

Bush-Era CIA Torture Victims May Finally Get Their Day In Court

A landmark ruling last week allowed three victims of CIA torture to proceed with a lawsuit against the two psychologists who made millions designing and implementing the George W. Bush administration’s “enhanced interrogations.” As Liberal America has reported, the two surviving victims of torture and the family of one victim who died in CIA custody […]

Parents Get 20-Year Sentence After Feeding This Vile Concoction To Their Son

Parents Get 20-Year Sentence After Feeding This Vile Concoction To Their Son

After a two-month long jury trial, a couple in Washington State have finally been sentenced for abusing their young children. Christopher Sefton and Lori Lloyd are accused of mistreating all three of the children in their care. According to the charges they took an especially sick interest in torturing Sefton’s 6-year-old son. The boy was beaten and […]

Donald Trump Thinks Following International Law Is ‘Ridiculous’

Donald Trump Thinks Following International Law Is ‘Ridiculous’

You may recall that on Sunday, I told you that CIA director John Brennan vowed that the CIA will never waterboard anyone again if the ban on this and other “enhanced interrogation techniques” is ever lifted–even if ordered to do so by the White House. That statement was an obvious dig at Donald Trump, who […]

CIA Chief: We ‘Absolutely’ Will Not Waterboard Again, Ever

CIA Chief: We ‘Absolutely’ Will Not Waterboard Again, Ever

As many of you know, one of the main reasons I believe that Donald Trump should have been pushed out of the race long ago is his blatant disregard for international law. Most notably, he has publicly vowed to bring back waterboarding “and a hell of a lot worse” in the name of protecting the […]

Torture-Happy Trump Wants To Throw Out The Geneva Convention

Torture-Happy Trump Wants To Throw Out The Geneva Convention

Donald Trump has talked before about torture. He said, “of course waterboarding is bad, but it’s not like chopping off heads.” He also considers the Geneva Convention a “problem:” “The problem is we have the Geneva Conventions, all sorts of rules and regulations, so the soldiers are afraid to fight. We can’t water board but they can chop […]

Trump Is Pro-Torture And Unfortunately, So Are Most Americans

Trump Is Pro-Torture And Unfortunately, So Are Most Americans

A Reuters poll this week found that 63% of Americans believe that the torture of terror suspects is justified. The poll was taken online from March 22-28, and included 1,976 Americans representing both major parties, as well as Independents. Surprising no one, Republicans were most likely to favor torture. 82% described the internationally condemned practice […]

Donald Trump Is For Torture After He Was Against It After He Was For It (WITH VIDEO)

Donald Trump Is For Torture After He Was Against It After He Was For It (WITH VIDEO)

Just when it seemed that Donald Trump had an attack of morality and realized that torture is a baaaaad idea, he declared that if he became president, terrorists should not only expect to get waterboarded–but much worse. At Thursday night’s debate, Trump doubled down on his earlier vow to bring back waterboarding and “a hell of a […]

Donald Trump Promises To Make America Torture Again

Donald Trump Promises To Make America Torture Again

You may recall that earlier today, Pope Francis suggested that Donald Trump’s numerous promises to build a wall at the Mexican border should make us question whether he has the moral fiber to be president. Well, what many of you missed is that a few days earlier, Trump himself gave ample proof that he has no moral fiber to […]

Legacy Of Bush-Era Torture On Trial

Legacy Of Bush-Era Torture On Trial

Two American psychologists who played a major role in creating the Central Intelligence Agency’s post-9/11 secret detention and interrogation program have been sued in a federal lawsuit filed today. The lawsuit was brought by the American Civil Liberties Union on behalf of two men who had been held in CIA custody in Afghanistan because of their suspected […]

Woman Kidnaps And Sexually Tortures 5-Year-Old Girl Tells Court – ‘I Am Not A Monster’

Woman Kidnaps And Sexually Tortures 5-Year-Old Girl Tells Court – ‘I Am Not A Monster’

Christina Regusters, 22, was sentenced to 40 years to life for the kidnapping and sexual torture of a little girl in kindergarten, on Monday October 6, 2015 The crime which took place in Philadelphia sometime in January of 2013, was what the judge described as a “horror show.” Regusters insisted Monday that she only took the little […]

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