Category Archives: Torture

Senate Intelligence Committee Votes to Release Its Report on CIA Torture–Urge the President to Make it Public

From the National Religious Campaign Against Torture (http://www.nrcat.org): The Senate Intelligence Committee voted to release critical portions of its report on CIA torture.  The vote was bi-partisan and it represents a significant step toward ensuring that our government will share … Continue reading

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Sign Up for Torture Awareness Month (June) Toolkit—Available Mid-April

From the National Religious Campaign Against Torture (http://www.nrcat.org): We invite you, and your local church, synagogue, mosque, temple, or faith community, to join other people of faith in commemorating Torture Awareness Month (https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/tam2014) this June. NRCAT is preparing a Toolkit … Continue reading

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Support Congressional Oversight—Release the Senate Intelligence Committee’s Torture Report

From the National Religious Campaign Against Torture (http://www.nrcat.org): As you may have heard, Senator Diane Feinstein spoke recently on the Senate floor about the Senate Intelligence Committee’s investigation into CIA torture.  She described how the CIA repeatedly removed documents it … Continue reading

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Urge the Senate to Release the Intelligence Committee Report on Torture

From the National Religious Campaign Against Torture (http://www.nrcat.org): In a story that is now the lead of nearly every news outlet, you have undoubtedly seen how Senator Dianne Feinstein, Chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, took to the Senate floor … Continue reading

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Urge the President to Use His Authority to Transfer Guantanamo Prisoners

From the National Religious Campaign Against Torture (http://www.nrcat.org): During the State of the Union address, President Obama issued a stirring call for this “to be the year Congress lifts the remaining restrictions on detainee transfers and we close the prison … Continue reading

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Guantanamo Days of Action—January 10-11, National

From the National Religious Campaign Against Torture (http://www.nrcat.org): We invite you to join NRCAT and other human rights and faith organizations in urging the President to use his new authority to transfer significant numbers of detainees out of Guantanamo. Not … Continue reading

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Urge Our Senators to Support Release of Torture Report

From the National Religious Campaign Against Torture (http://www.nrcat.org): The Senate Intelligence Committee could vote on whether to release its report on CIA torture as early as next week. The report contains the facts about CIA torture, and releasing it is … Continue reading

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Urge Congress to Support Guantanamo Transfer Provisions in National Defense Authorization Act

From the National Religious Campaign Against Torture (http://www.nrcat.org): Last month, the Senate voted in support of provisions that would make it easier to transfer Guantanamo detainees to other countries, to allow temporary transfers for medical treatment, and to allow transfers … Continue reading

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Call Our Senators to Support Closing Guantanamo

Provisions in the FY 2014 National Defense Authorization Act would simplify the process for transferring detainees to other countries when doing so is in our national security interests.  They would also allow for temporary transfers for medical treatment and allow … Continue reading

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Faith Group Responds to Report Showing that Medical Professionals Participated in Torture and Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment

From the National Religious Campaign Against Torture (http://www.nrcat.org): Washington, D.C. – A recently released report, “Ethics Abandoned Medical Professionalism and Detainee Abuse in the War on Terror,” details evidence showing that medical professionals violated ethical principles in their treatment of … Continue reading

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