Anti-Torture Initiative with the United Nations Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment or punishment.
@Anti Torture Expanding strategies of UN Special Rapporteur on Torture Juan E. Méndez to provide comprehensive thematic and country specific follow-up. RT ≠ endorsement.
irct International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims
UN Committee Against Torture
Abolish Torture Muslims Against Torture And Political Imprisonment Everywhere
Witness Against Torture formed in 2005 when 25 Americans went to Guantánamo Bay and attempted to visit the detention facility. Once we returned from that journey, we began to organize more broadly to shut down Guantánamo, working with interfaith, human rights and activists’ organizations.
Stop Torture The Harvard Anti-Torture Coalition
Human Rights Watch is a nonprofit, nongovernmental human rights organization made up of roughly 400 staff members around the globe. Its staff consists of human rights professionals including country experts, lawyers, journalists, and academics of diverse backgrounds and nationalities. Established in 1978, Human Rights Watch is known for its accurate fact-finding, impartial reporting, effective use of media, and targeted advocacy, often in partnership with local human rights groups.
TASSC (Torture Abolition & Survivors Support Coalition) is a coalition of torture survivors, representing countries and ethnic groups throughout all parts of the world.
APT The Association for the Prevention of Torture was founded in 1977 by the Swiss banker and lawyer Jean-Jacques Gautier. Our work is built on the insight that torture and forms of ill-treatment happens behind closed doors, out of public view. We therefore promote transparency in all places where people are deprived of liberty.
Amnesty International is a global movement of people fighting injustice and promoting human rights.
1.) Former military interrogator Matthew Alexander refutes Dick Cheney's claim that torture saved American lives. http://www.thenation.com/article/ex-interrogator-torture-creates-terrorists/
2.) the United States Army and the Central Intelligence Agency committed a series of human rights violations against detainees in the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq. These violations included physical and sexual abuse, torture, rape, sodomy, and murder. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abu_Ghraib_torture_and_prisoner_abuse
3.) FBI Records
(released by the Government 5/19/2005, released by the ACLU 5/25/05 | More Torture Documents Released Under FOIA)
4.) The General’s Report How Antonio Taguba, who investigated the Abu Ghraib scandal, became one of its casualties.By Seymour M. Hersh
5.) A Guide to the Memos on Torture
By THE NEW YORK TIMES
6.) Children tortured before parents, raped, all covered up by Bush/Cheney and our media
7.) The Most Gruesome Moments in the CIA ‘Torture Report’
8.) White House Asks Court to Block Torture Photos’ Release The Obama administration has formally requested the censorship of hundreds of photos of torture committed at U.S. prisons overseas.
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