courage to denounce torture: choosing conscience over career

| | TrackBacks (0)
Obama's war on whistleblowers has claimed a fresh casualty, this time an agent of the President's private army.

In 2007, John [Kiriakou] became the first CIA officer to call waterboarding "torture"; to reveal that the CIA's torture program was policy rather than a few rogue agents; and to say it was wrong.

Attorney Jesselyn Radack exposes misapplication of the Espionage Act to prosecute her client, and the use of a de facto Official Secrets Act to protect torturers and their apologists.

What's Left Out of the "national security" narrative

0 TrackBacks

Listed below are links to blogs that reference this entry: courage to denounce torture: choosing conscience over career.

TrackBack URL for this entry:

UC Berkeley Billboard

press conference, protest, photos, video, reports

Donations via PayPal
are not tax deductible.

Events & Calendars

War Criminals Watch Events

Important Reading

Physicians for Human Rights
Broken Laws, Broken Lives

NLG White Paper

The President's Executioner

Detention and torture in Guantanamo

About this Entry

This page contains a single entry published on January 6, 2013 2:56 PM.

holding lawyers accountable was the previous entry in this blog.

What kind of society does the United States want to be? is the next entry in this blog.

Find recent content on the main index or look in the archives to find all content.