Denying Joshua Schulte bail because of a fear that he might reveal classified information is one thing. Subjecting him to torture is another.
Zelensky’s Hardline Internal Purge
Ukraine’s “pro-democracy” president has outlawed his opposition, ordered rivals arrested and presided over the disappearance and assassination of dissidents, Max Blumenthal and Esha Krishnaswamy report.
Killing Civilians, from Mosul to Raqqa to Mariupol
Instead of investigating its war crimes, the U.S. has actively covered them up, write Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies.
Supreme Court: Torture at CIA Black Site Is ‘State Secret’
In a scathing dissent, Neil Gorsuch accused the government of seeking dismissal of Abu Zubaydah’s petition to avoid “further embarrassment for past misdeeds.”
UK Enables Cameroon’s Abusive Dictatorship
British soldiers are assisting military forces accused of torture, executing children and burning buildings, Phil Miller reports.
Guantánamo’s Forever Elusive Endgame
From the very beginning, writes Karen J. Greenberg, the courthouse at that U.S. base on the island of Cuba has served as a revealing symbol of the prison’s venality.
In the Dark Political Prisoners Wish for Light
Vijay Prashad scans a world full of political prisoners and conveys a message from one of them in Casa Blanca.
Craig Murray: Your Man in the Courtroom — Is There an Exit?
The technical point certified for appeal by the High Court to the Supreme Court may be the screen behind which the British Establishment is sidling slowly towards an exit in the Assange case.
The War on Terror Is a Success — for Terror
Nick Turse reports on the proliferation of U.S. military targets since U.S. Congress gave successive presidents an essentially free hand to make war around the world.
Britain’s Hidden Hand in Brazil’s 1964 Coup
Newly released files show the U.K. had a role in ushering in the brutal 21-year military dictatorship, reports John McEvoy.