Case Against CIA Torture ‘Architects’ Headed To Trial

The lawsuit against James Mitchell and Bruce Jensen, contractors for the CIA, is being brought by the American Civil Liberties Union on behalf of three men held in secret CIA facilities

James Mitchell, pictured left, and Bruce Jensen, supervisors of the CIA's "conditioning" program.

SPOKANE, Wash. – A lawsuit against two Spokane-based psychologists dubbed the “architects” of an interrogation program used on CIA detainees in 2002 will be heard by a jury in September, a federal judge ruled Friday. The lawsuit against James Mitchell and Bruce Jensen, who were contractors for the CIA, is being brought by the American Civil

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ANALYSIS: Why Can The US Get Away With Torture?

From Human Rights Day to the release of the Senate Intelligence Committee’s long-awaited torture report, this week has seen human rights celebrated and proof of their undermining revealed. Why does the U.S. get to have it both ways?

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Under the statue of former U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower outside the U.S embassy in central London, a protester dressed as 'Guantanamo Bay prison detainee' in orange jumpsuit and a plastic bag on her head as a hood, participates in a play called 'Closing Down Torture Airlines' during a demonstration,  (AP/Lefteris Pitarakis) Editor's

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