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Coalition to Reaffirm and Extend the Geneva Conventions
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)
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)
Trouble With Torture... A
position paper against torture that explores the danger of
torture for the people who inflict it and the countries that
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)
Red Cross Torture Report: What It Means. April 30,
2009 article in the New York Review of Books by Mark Danner.
Outlines Medical Workers’ Role in Torture. April 6,
2009 article in NY Times.
Senate report on torture raises question of
possible indictment of top officials in US government. (Dec.
Sen. Carl Levin on accountability of US officials for practice
prosecutor resigns in protest over
fairness of legal proceedings against prisoners (Oct. 2008)
For Human Rights releases detailed report: Broken
Laws, Broken Lives: Medical Evidence of Torture by the US.
Torture Debate Among Healers:
Psychologists' professional association rocked with
debate about psychologists participating in torture and harsh
interrogation (April 2008)
Against Torture from the
General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA) / (Sept.
2006) 10MB PDF file.
Letter Against Torture from
ministers of the United Church of Christ (May 2008)
lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that
Martin Luther King, Jr.
build the kind of world in which you yourself would like to
A good end
cannot sanctify evil means; nor must we ever do evil, that
good might come of it.