A Comprehensive Look at the CIA’s Rendition, Detention & Torture Program

By: Tuesday February 5, 2013 6:26 pm

A major report on the CIA’s rendition, detention and interrogation (RDI) program was released today by the Open Society Justice Initiative. It is one of the most comprehensive examinations of the program to date. From “credible public sources and information provided by reputable human rights organizations,” the organization was able to figure out that “as many [...]

Ex-Government Official Says CIA Scapegoating Whistleblower John Kiriakou to Protect One of Its Own Torturers

By: Tuesday October 16, 2012 11:10 am

A former government official has come forward to tell Firedoglake that the government is prosecuting whistleblower John Kiriakou on the charge of revealing an identity of a “covert CIA officer” because the CIA was “totally ticked at Kiriakou for acknowledging the use of torture as state policy.”

According to the official, the “covert CIA officer” — referred to in the indictment as Official A — was “responsible for ensuring the execution” of the worldwide RDI program. They official alleges that Official A traveled between black prison sites in the world and monitored, managed and even allegedly engaged in torture himself.

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