This video from the USA is called Rachel Maddow Discusses CIA Torture Report With Newsweek‘s Michael Isikoff.
From The Washington Independent in the USA:
By Spencer Ackerman 8/24/09 4:58 PM
It’s almost enough to generate sympathy for Jay Bybee [see also here] and John Yoo, the two heads the Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel in 2002 who signed off on the infamous torture memos. According to the 2004 CIA inspector general’s report on torture, Bybee and Yoo didn’t make their decisions based on complete information, and information CIA provided to them on the efficacy of torture was, in some cases “appreciably overstated,” “exaggerated” and “probably misrepresented.”
US appoints investigator into CIA abuse: here.
CIA probe shields architects of US torture regime: here.
As Americans continue to debate the torture era of the Bush administration, a new report has emerged about the alleged existence of a third secret prison used by the CIA in Europe. According to ABC News, the CIA operated a “black site” prison in Lithuania until the end of 2005: here.
Spanish Prosecutors Demand Answers from Holder About Torture Lawyers: here.
Amnesty International has condemned the British government for its failure to sign up to a UN convention, which it helped draft, which aims to put an end to state-sponsored kidnapping [rendition]: here.