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Torture Laws

Ali Watkins

Dianne Feinstein's Torture Reform Proposals Don't Address The Real Problem, Advocates Say | Ali Watkins | Posted 01.06.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Amid the public furor that followed the release of the Senate’s gruesome investigation of the CIA’s torture program, the stage was s...

UN: Let's Eradicate 'Heinous' Practice Of Human Torture

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 06.26.2014 | Impact

Though it has been 30 years since an international treaty deemed torture illegal, the grisly practice is still widely implemented and the United Natio...

City Declared A 'Torture-Free Zone,' But Can It Escape Its Ugly Past?

Posted 01.13.2012 | Chicago

A City Council committee on Thursday approved a resolution declaring Chicago a "torture-free zone," after years of alleged police misconduct gave the ...

New Book Says President Bush Broke Laws On Torture

Yahoo! News | Mark Egan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Torture sanctioned by President George W. Bush to fight terrorists was illegal and wrong and America has yet to confront the topic to avoid future abu...