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CIA Torture Report Ought to Disturb All Our Consciences
Originally Posted: 04/15/2014 - 3:53pm | Type: Blog

At Easter, Christians celebrate Jesus’ rising from the dead. But in light of new revelations of the CIA’s abhorrent acts of torture, it’s the United States that needs resurrection, too. ...

‘Zero Dark Thirty’ Tortures the Truth About Interrogations
Originally Posted: 01/14/2013 - 11:20am | Type: Blog

Nothing was tortured more in the making of Kathryn Bigelow’s film Zero Dark Thirty than the truth about torture. Nothing was tortured more in the making of Kathryn Bigelow’s fil ...

What Do People of Faith Have To Say About Torture?
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 9:52pm | Type: Blog

In 1998, when former U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan announced June 26 as the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, he stated, "This is a day on which we pay our respects to those who have ...

Come Together to Combat Torture
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:35am | Type: Blog

Duke Divinity School is hosting an inter-faith conference on torture from March 25 to 26, with the National Religious Campaign Against Torture (NRCAT), the Duke Human Rights Center, and the North C ...

Urgent: White House Witness Against Torture
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

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Next Steps to Stop Torture
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:17am | Type: Blog

I'm grateful for President Obama's swift action to halt the use of torture by signing an executive order that requires the CIA to comply with the Army Field Manual, closes secret prisons, ends rend ...

Obama's Promise to Close Guantanamo and the Value of Your Vote
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 6:51am | Type: Blog

President-elect Barack Obama, in his first interview since being elected, promised to close Guantanamo Bay. President-elect Barack Obama, in his first interview since being electe ...

Uniting to Ban Torture
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 6:51am | Type: Blog

Those of us who categorically oppose U.S.-sponsored torture were gratified to hear the consensus between John McCain and Barack Obama in their recent debate at Ole Miss.</p> ...