Tag Archives: ABU GHRAIB

U.S. imperialism comes home

From the September-October 2014 issue of News & Letters: World in View column As with the torture of Iraqi prisoners at Abu Ghraib, how imperialist oppression is tied to domestic repression in the U.S. was shockingly apparent in the heavily militarized police presence … Continue reading

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Support striking prisoners!

Since February, prisoners at Guantanamo Bay have carried on a massive hunger strike to protest indefinite detention in abusive conditions with no end in sight…. On July 8th California prisoners being held in solitary confinement at the Pelican Bay “security housing unit” (SHU) for indeterminate periods will resume their hunger strike. Continue reading

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Close Guantanamo

From the January-February 2013 issue of News & Letters: Close Guantanamo Los Angeles—On Jan. 10, 150 activists gathered outside the downtown Federal Building to protest the ongoing torture and indefinite detentions of Muslim prisoners for a decade, without charges. The … Continue reading

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Reverse convictions by tortured confessions

From the January-February 2012 issue of News & Letters: Reverse convictions by tortured confessions Chicago—Twenty-four Black men are still in jail almost 40 years after the first allegations of torture were brought against the Chicago Police Department. In every case, … Continue reading

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Stop the culture of torture

From the Nov.-Dec. 2010 issue of News & Letters: Forum: Stop the culture of torture Chicago–At the end of September the Illinois Coalition Against Torture gave venue to torture victims and their primary lawyer at “Jon Burge GUILTY–beyond the trial.” … Continue reading

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