CIA Director defends his work and admits there were unauthorized actions

The Director of the CIA, John Brennan, defended the legality of interrogation methods applied to suspected terrorists after the attacks of September 11, 2001. Brennan gave a speech from the central agency, followed by a press conference to respond to the report conclusions of the...

Former members and current CIA agents defend against torture report

High range current spies and former members of the CIA discredited on Wednesday the Senate investigation regarding torture practices used after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 in United States. The former interrogators and current CIA officials came out in...

Tortures carried out by the CIA in Poland are confirmed by former president

The Polish former president Aleksander Kwasniewski said on Wednesday that the torture applied in interrogations of CIA suspected on Polish territory ceased following pressure from Warsaw in 2003. These statements confirm that these procedures were performed in Poland by the CIA....

Senate report reveals that the CIA used brutal torture techniques

The US Senate issued this Tuesday a report on the brutal torture techniques the CIA used to interrogate suspects after the 2001 attacks. The report contains harsh revelations about the secret program launched by the government of President George W. Bush (2001-2009), to...

Winners of the Nobel Peace Prize urge Obama to disclose US acts of torture

Twelve Nobel Peace winners urged President Barack Obama to disclose how much the United States resorted to torture after the 11-S, and demanded the release of a report on interrogation techniques applied by the CIA. Obama, also a Nobel Peace Prize, admitted in August that the US...

President Correa denies ¨ torture¨ to detainees on manifestations of September 17

The case of the 53 arrested in manifestations around the high school Mejía in Quito- on 17 and 18 September- is for President Rafael Correa a “manipulation” and it is up to the justice to take action. In the weekly address of September 27, broadcast from Alóag, south...

The torture will be criminalized in Chilean Penal Code

Minister of Justice of Chile José Antonio Gómez announced this Thursday the addition of the crime of torture to the Chilean Penal Code, after recognizing it is a pending debt of the country in the framework of the International Day against Torture. “As a state of Chile we...