What Role Did Chicago Police Detective Deployed to Guantanamo Play in Renditions?

By: Wednesday March 4, 2015 11:00 am

If one did not know who Richard Zuley was from reporter Jess Bravin’s account, or from my article linking Zuley, the interrogation leader in the torture of Mohamedou Ould Slahi, with a history of alleged Chicago police frame-up and coerced confessions (reported at The Dissenter last November), the splash of notoriety from a recent series [...]


Egyptian Activists Attacked While Trying to Expose Secret Police Documents

By: Monday March 7, 2011 6:04 am

Rumors of an unplanned visit by American officials to meet with the Army over these document exposures circulated all Sunday on Twitter but the seizures by the activists may have come too late.

Egyptian Activists Expose Torture Tools and Files, Tied to US Renditions

By: Saturday March 5, 2011 5:00 pm

Twitter has been the site of an amazing narrative today as Egyptian activists, following the lead of their brothers and sisters in Alexandria yesterday, broke into the AmrDawla security police center and uncovered the secret files and torture devices. As WikiLeaks has been mentioning on twitter, these same torture chambers have been used for prisoners transferred in the US rendition programs as well as on Egyptian dissidents.

Air Force Doctor Gets Medal for Serving on Rendition Torture Flights

By: Thursday September 17, 2009 5:30 pm

Maxwell-Gunther Dispatch.com, the web news site for personnel and interested partisans of Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base in Montgomery, Alabama, reported on September 17 that Col. (Dr.) James W. Walter has been awarded the Air Medal “for his meritorious service on delicate assignments providing medical care to enemy detainees.”

From January 2007 to 2009 as the senior detainee movement flight surgeon, he provided 106 combat hours of support to the 14 Joint Task

Will We Pass Our Nuremberg Trial, or Will We Protect Our Little Eichmanns?

By: Saturday April 18, 2009 6:00 pm

The “torture memos” released Thursday show us how America’s gulags systematically and deliberately committed torture – a war crime – under explicit polcies of the Bush White House Office of Legal Counsel. President Obama’s decision to release the torture memos is a major step forward for the rule of law.

Rejecting The Joe Biden Gambit

By: Sunday January 11, 2009 5:30 pm

Late in his Friday show Keith Olbermann highlighted a disturbing story about renditions (kidnapping), torture, and the plight of one man, Emanuel Zeltser.

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