Physicians for Human Rights called for federal investigation on CIA torture program participation, calling rectal feeding technique ‘form of sexual assault’


Under the UN system, individual countries still have the primary responsibility for prosecuting war crimes by their own officials. But when they fail to do so, the UN Security Council, the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the International Criminal Court (ICC) and UN committees charged with enforcing treaties like the UN Convention Against Torture are empowered to provide universal accountability.


STOP TORTURE: Accountability: YES – Impunity: NO

by Hans Christof von Sponeck on 13-12-2021

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Three years before the invasion, I drove the length of Iraq without fear. On the way I met people proud, above all, to be Iraqis, the heirs of a civilization that seemed, for them, a presence.

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