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The American Psychological Association and the torture complex: A phenomenology of the banality and workings of bureaucracy

[Translate] The American Psychological Association and the torture complex: A phenomenology of the banality and workings of bureaucracy

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Navy Captain To Face Charges In Ongoing ‘Fat Leonard’ Scandal

[Translate] News Navy Captain To Face Charges In Ongoing ‘Fat Leonard’ Scandal By Courtney Mabeus, The Virginian-Pilot on December 6, 2017 A Navy captain who once commanded a destroyer squadron attached to the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson is the … Continue reading

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Attorneys for tortured combatant seek depositions from Spokane psychologists Mitchell and Jessen

[Translate] Attorneys for tortured combatant seek depositions from Spokane psychologists Mitchell and Jessen UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 28, 2017, 6:58 p.m. By Thomas Clouse tomc@spokesman.com(509) 459-5495 Spokane psychologists James Mitchell and Bruce Jessen may not be done talking to attorneys about … Continue reading

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District court finds Alien Tort Statute applicable to acts of torture committed extraterritorially where other relevant conduct touched or concerned the United States

[Translate] District court finds Alien Tort Statute applicable to acts of torture committed extraterritorially where other relevant conduct touched or concerned the United States Baker McKenzie USA November 21 2017 Salim v. Mitchell, No. 2:15-cv-286 (E.D. Wash. Aug. 7, 2017) [click … Continue reading

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Human Rights Watch’s Testimony for North Carolina Commission of Inquiry on Torture

[Translate] Human Rights Watch’s Testimony for North Carolina Commission of Inquiry on Torture Related Content Download testimony Prepared Testimony of Laura Pitter Senior National Security Counsel Human Rights Watch North Carolina Commission of Inquiry on Torture Raleigh, North Carolina November … Continue reading

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An N.C. Company Played a Big Role in the Bush Administration’s Extraordinary Renditions. There’s Never Been a State Investigation.

[Translate] An N.C. Company Played a Big Role in the Bush Administration’s Extraordinary Renditions. There’s Never Been a State Investigation.  By Erica Hellerstein File photo by Bob Geary Christina Cowger leads an N.C. Stop Torture Now demonstration at Johnston County … Continue reading

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Former Employee of U.S. Government Contractor in Afghanistan Sentenced to Prison for Accepting $250,000 in Kickbacks from Subcontractor

[Translate] Posted on 29 November 2017 by Rony Delucia Former Employee of U.S. Government Contractor in Afghanistan Sentenced to Prison for Accepting $250,000 in Kickbacks from Subcontractor Source: imported from this press release. Printer-friendly version A former employee of a … Continue reading

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Iraqi general helped cheat U.S. government, contractors involved in scheme say

[Translate] Public Safety Iraqi general helped cheat U.S. government, contractors involved in scheme say Baghdad International Airport, where contractors schemed to rent out land at an inflated price. (Karim Kadim/AP) By Rachel Weiner November 28 at 5:43 PM A prominent … Continue reading

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The Privatization of Human Rights Violations – Business’ Impunity or Corporate Responsibility: The Case of Human Rights Abuses and Torture in Iraq

[Translate] The Privatization of Human Rights Violations – Business’ Impunity or Corporate Responsibility: The Case of Human Rights Abuses and Torture in Iraq

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EXCLUSIVE: ‘American mercenaries are torturing’ Saudi elite rounded up by new crown prince – and billionaire Prince Alwaleed was hung upside down ‘just to send a message

[Translate] EXCLUSIVE: ‘American mercenaries are torturing’ Saudi elite rounded up by new crown prince – and billionaire Prince Alwaleed was hung upside down ‘just to send a message‘ Source in Saudi Arabia says American private security contractors are carrying out … Continue reading

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