Is it legal for the U.S. government to torture prisoners?

December 15, 2014 Site Staff 0

With the recent report from the Senate Intelligence Committee on CIA detention practices, many have questioned the legality of the “gruesome” discoveries. These included, among other things, mock drownings, medical rapes, slamming heads against walls, forcing prisoners to stand on broken bones, placing living prisoners in coffins, threatening murder and rape of detainees’ family members, and sadistic games of Russian Roulette.

DEA set up fake Facebook account to impersonate woman and spy on her friends

October 30, 2014 Site Staff 1

WATERTOWN, NY — A woman has filed a federal lawsuit after a DEA agent set up a fake online profile in her name, complete with personal information, personal photographs, and fraudulently attributed messages. The Department of Justice claims that government agents have the right to commandeer citizens’ identities in the pursuance of law enforcement.

Man drank urine to survive 5 days of solitary confinement

April 24, 2014 Site Staff 1

SAN DIEGO, CA — Federal agents raided a college party and rounded up several attendees. One student was told he was going to be released, but was instead locked in a tiny closet-sized dungeon, where he spent 5 days locked in blackness in a without food or water. The “forgotten” prisoner was ignored for days as he screamed for help, drifting into delirium and recycling his own urine to survive. No one responsible for his torture was ever punished.