A letter written by a detainee in one of Egypt’s notorious detention centres in Fayoum and smuggled out of an underground cell has provided detailed information on 12 torture tactics used by Egyptian national security guards.
One of Bashar’s soldiers torturing an elderly couple. Video contains disturbing images!
Leading group of psychologists faces a reckoning following repeated denials that its members were complicit in Bush administration-era torture.
This article was adapted from the essay “Nourishing Resistance: Tariq Ba Odah’s 8-Year Hunger Strike at Guantanamo Bay” by Omar Farah, which appears in Obama’s Guantanamo: Stories from an Enduring Prison, edited by Jonathan Hafetz, to be published in June 2016 by NYU Press © 2016. Tariq Ba Odah would
Shaker Aamer, the last British resident detained at Guantanamo Bay, has spoken out about his treatment at detention centers in the US and Afghanistan, claiming he was tortured in the presence of British soldiers and MI5 agents.
The U.S. Central Intelligence Agency used a wider array of sexual abuse and other forms of torture than was disclosed in a Senate report last year, according to a Guantanamo Bay detainee turned government cooperating witness.
The dramatic story of the fight over the CIA’s controversial interrogation methods, widely criticized as torture. Based on recently declassified documents and interviews with key political leaders and CIA insiders, the film investigates what the CIA did and whether it worked.
Zaman al-Wasl have published leaked pictures of detainees who were tortured to death in detention centres of the Assad regime.