Afghan detainees

Columnists
Dec 12, 2014

Hiding torture from us

Despite ongoing strategies, tactics and hiding games, the ugly truth surrounding the War on Terror is slowly emerging from the darkness into the light of day.
Photos
Oct 10, 2014
Image: Jared Rodriguez / t r u t h o u t/flickr

The ongoing War on Terror: What's it really about?

Monia Mazigh
The War on Terror is never-ending. But is it really about a war on ISIL or their barbaric methods or a recapture of what is left of the Middle East after two disastrous wars?
Columnists
Nov 8, 2013

Science, ethics and torture

National security and protection of the nation have been the traditional heavyweight excuses provided by governments that use torture, but there is more behind the justification of unethical methods.
Photos
Apr 23, 2010
Stephen Harper's Conservative government doesn't tolerate any criticism, constructive or otherwise, of our military's role in Afghanistan. Lalo Espejo takes a closer look.

Not Rex: On Afghan detainees

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Stephen Harper's Conservative government doesn't tolerate any criticism, constructive or otherwise, of our military's role in Afghanistan. Lalo Espejo takes a closer look.
News
Mar 10, 2010
Harper's hitlist: The Richard Colvin scandal, tricky Conservative election accounting and ignoring parliamentary resolutions.

Harper's hitlist: The Afghan torture affair

Murray Dobbin
The undermining of Canadian Democracy -- A look at the Richard Colvin scandal, tricky Conservative election accounting and ignoring parliamentary resolutions.
Columnists
Dec 1, 2009

A hero stands up to cowboys

The disregarding of Richard Colvin's warnings is part of a larger problem -- the adoption of a Bush-like War on Terror mentality in the top ranks of our military and government.
Podcast
Nov 30, 2009

Blowing the whistle on torture in Afghan jails

Redeye
Grace Pastine of the B.C. Civil Liberties Association says her organization has long maintained the government should have known about the abuse of detainees. Now we have evidence that they did know.
Columnists
Nov 27, 2009

Long live the leakers

This week's Afghan detainee hearings in Ottawa have been a lesson in how useful some actual information can be.
Photos
Nov 20, 2009

Canada complicit in torture?

rabble staff
Innocent or not, all detainees transferred by Canadians to Afghan prisons were likely tortured by Afghan authorities, says Canadian official. (Photo: Protectthehuman.com)
Columnists
Nov 20, 2009

Our own little Abu Ghraib?

The truly sickening part about Canada's role in turning Afghan detainees over for torture is that it provides one more proof that the war on terror has become the chief incubator of terror, post-9/11.
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