iOS app Android app

Torture Victims

Glenn Greenwald: U.S. Media 'Purposely And Systematically' Suppresses Torture Victims

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 12.19.2014 | Media

Glenn Greenwald is wholeheartedly unsatisfied with the manner in which American media has framed the conversation about the Senate Intelligence Commit...

Syria Exhibit at US Holocaust Memorial Museum

Annie Sovcik, Esq. | Posted 12.21.2014 | Impact
Annie Sovcik, Esq.

If "Never Again" means that the world will mobilize to stop mass atrocities -- genocide, torture, ethnic cleansing, war crimes, and crimes against humanity -- then the integration of an exhibit at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum showing ongoing crimes in Syria that rise to that level belies our commitment to such a slogan.

June 26 -- Honoring the Strength and Spirit of Torture Survivors

Curt Goering | Posted 08.23.2014 | Impact
Curt Goering

The International Day in Support of Victims of Torture is a testament to the power of healing and the resilience of torture survivors. It is a day to show our respect for and solidarity with them. It is a day to let them know they are not forgotten.

Remembering the Reality of Torture

Sid Mohn | Posted 08.26.2012 | Chicago
Sid Mohn

Today, on the International Day for the Survivors of Torture, let's remember that torture is alive and well, even here in our own back yards, and knowing this fact is the first step to changing it.

Jorge Luis Macias

Kidnapping And Torture Victims Seek Justice On Day Of The Disappeared | Jorge Luis Macias | Posted 10.31.2011 | Latino Voices

LOS ANGELES -- In May 2009, Filipino-American Melissa Roxas was allegedly beaten, kidnapped and tortured by unidentified members of the army in her na...

The Example of America

Owen Fiss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Owen Fiss

President Obama should support providing legal remedies to victims of torture. Such a stance would provide justice to the victims of torture and lend credence to President Obama's lofty rhetoric about the future.