Tag Archives: Convention Against Torture

Raw Story: New York Times calls for Cheney, Bush officials to be investigated and prosecuted for torture

 “These are, simply, crimes. They are prohibited by federal law, which defines torture as the intentional infliction of “severe physical or mental pain or suffering.”  Former Vice President Dick Cheney (ABC TOM BOGGIONI  RawStory.com  December 22, 2014 In a blistering editorial published in the Monday [sic] edition of the New York Times, the editorial page […]

U.S. touts ‘Equal Justice Under Law’ – except when it comes to Bush and torture, by Chuck Turchick

U.S. touts ‘Equal Justice Under Law’ — except when it comes to Bush and torture By Chuck Turchick | Friday, Sept. 16, 2011   MinnPost “Equal Justice Under Law.” Along with a seal of the United States, those four words appear on a huge marble slab covering almost the entire back wall opposite the entrance […]