Category: Torture

WATCH: A Decade of Arbitrary Detention & Torture

A UN body determined five years ago today that Julian Assange was being arbitrarily detained in the Ecuadorian embassy in London. Watch this live simulcast about that assessment & Assange’s current status as he awaits a U.S. appeal in his…

It’s Time for the US to Face Up to Its War Crimes

Australia had to reveal heinous crimes its troops committed in Afghanistan, even after it prosecuted a whistleblower and raided a TV station. It’s time for the U.S. to launch serious investigations of its own conduct in war, writes Joe Lauria.