HUMAN RIGHTS/NORTH KOREA/TORTURE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Early in the reign of North Korea’s current supreme leader, merchant Kim Young-hee shared a flea-infested prison cell for a year with more than two dozen other women, enduring regular whippings from guards. Her crime was helping her sister’s child flee one the of the world’s most repressive dictatorships. Conditions […]

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CIA/NOMINATIONS/TORTURE/TRUMP PEOPLE: “President Donald Trump’s nominee to be CIA director, Gina Haspel, said the agency should not have undertaken a past harsh interrogation program, while asserting that the program yielded ‘valuable intelligence.’ The Senate Intelligence Committee is due to vote on Wednesday [5-116-18] on whether to approve Haspel. Despite criticism of her nomination because of […]

Read More… from 5/15/2018


CIA/JOHN MCCAIN/TORTURE/TRUMP PEOPLE: “U.S. Senator John McCain on Friday pressed President Donald Trump’s nominee to be CIA director, Gina Haspel, for information about her ties to the agency’s past use of harsh interrogation techniques, underscoring challenges she faces winning confirmation.Trump nominated Haspel, currently Central Intelligence Agency deputy director, to become director last week. The announcement […]

Read More… from 3/23/2018


LEGAL/TORTURE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/TRUMP PEOPLE/NEIL GORSUCH: “Republican Senator Lindsey Graham has suggested that President Trump ‘may get impeached’ if he tries to reauthorize waterboarding, reports the Washington Post. During a hearing for Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, Graham asked Gorsuch in reference to Trump, “You have said several times he is not above the law as […]

Read More… from 3/21/2017


ENTERTAINMENT/TORTURE: “I just saw the movie ‘Unbroken’ — very good except I thought the ending was weak, no retribution! And we complain about waterboarding.”  – 1/2/2015, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, 1/2/2015 […]

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DRONES/OBAMA/TORTURE: “Obama attacks the CIA for waterboarding while routinely droning civilians caught in the Islamist crosshairs.”  – 12/16/2014, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, trumptwitterarchive.com, 12/16/2014 […]

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TERRORISM/TORTURE: “The terrorists cut off the heads of Americans and laugh, then want to sell us the bodies for $1,000,000. We fight over sleep deprivation!”  – 12/12/2014, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, trumptwitterarchive.com, 12/12/2014 […]

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DEMS/OBAMA/TORTURE: “Obama & Democrat leaders did a great disservice by releasing the papers on torture. The world is laughing at us—they think we are fools!”  – 12/11/2014, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, trumptwitterarchive.com, 12/11/2014 […]

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IRAN/OBAMA/TORTURE: “How does Obama rationalize giving Iran $8B in sanction relief when a Christian pastor is being tortured in an Iranian prison?”  – 11/26/2013, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, trumptwitterarchive.com, 11/26/2013 […]

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TERRORISM/TORTURE: “What do you think of water boarding the Boston killer sometime prior to allowing our doctors to make him well? I suspect he may talk!”  – 4/21/2013, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, trumptwitterarchive.com, 4/21/2013 […]

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DRONES/OBAMA/TORTURE: “Obama can kill Americans at will with drones but waterboarding is not allowed—only in America!” [09:50:09 AM]  – 2/7/2013, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, Trumptwitterarchive.com, 2/7/2013 […]

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