Reaffirm and Extend the Geneva Conventions

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Evolving News

Report
Finds 'Indisputable' Proof That U.S. Tortured Detainees
After 9/11
  April, 2013.

LINK
TV
has a collection of news videos
available online on the theme of accountability for torture,
including a call from Lt. Gen. Ricardo Sanchez for a Truth
Commission on the subject..  (Dec. 2009)

  

Torturing
Democracy
:  A
two hour video documentary on the US abandonment of the Geneva
Conventions, and practice of torture, in the 2001-2008 time
period -- from the National Security Archive & shown on
PBS. (May 2009)

  

The
Trouble With Torture...
  A
position paper against torture that explores the danger of
torture for the people who inflict it and the countries that
allow it.
By Dennis Rivers.(June 2009)

  


  

Torture issue erupts in U.S. politics with the
release of previously classified legal memos that allow brutal
interrogation, including waterboarding. (May 2009)

New
York Times archive of articles and documents on the topic
of torture.

Timeline
on the USA Torture Memos

Video
discussion

  


  

Two
terror suspects waterboarded a total of 266 times
(NY Times)

  


  

The
Red Cross Torture Report: What It Means
.
April 30,
2009 article in the New York Review of Books by Mark Danner.

  


  

Report
Outlines Medical Workers’ Role in Torture
.
April 6,
2009 article in NY Times.

  


  

Secret
Red Cross report, now leaked, reveals US torture of
detainees. What happens next?
(April 9,
2009)

  


  

Senate report on torture raises question of
possible indictment of top officials in US government. (Dec.
2008)

N.Y.
Times editorial

Video
interview
 with
Sen. Carl Levin on accountability of US officials for practice
of torture

  


  


Guantánamo
prosecutor resigns in protest
over
fairness of legal proceedings against prisoners (Oct. 2008)

  


  

U.S.
Catholic Bishops release study guide on torture as a moral
issue:
view
web page
 
view
PDF file

  


  

Physicians
For Human Rights releases detailed report:
Broken
Laws, Broken Lives: Medical Evidence of Torture by the US
.
 (June, 2008)

  


  

A
Torture Debate Among Healers
:

 Psychologists' professional association rocked with
debate about psychologists participating in torture and harsh
interrogation (April 2008)

  


  

Resolution
Against Torture
from the
General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA) / (Sept.
2006)  10MB PDF file.

  


  

Pastoral
Letter Against Torture
from
ministers of the United Church of Christ (May 2008)

  


 Our
lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that
matter.

Rev. Dr.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

   

Work to
build the kind of world in which you yourself would like to
live.

Ram Dass

   

A good end
cannot sanctify evil means; nor must we ever do evil, that
good might come of it.

William
Penn

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