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Executive Director, National Religious Campaign Against Torture, Washington, DC—Deadline 5/31/13

The National Religious Campaign Against Torture (NRCAT) is a national interfaith membership organization committed to abolishing torture in U.S. policy, practice, and culture. NRCAT was established to end U.S.-sponsored torture of post 9/11 detainees. Since President Obama’s Executive Order of January 2009, … Continue reading

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NRCAT Seeking Director for Program and Outreach—Applications Due by Septermber 4

From the National Religious Campaign Against Torture (http://www.nrcat.org): The National Religious Campaign Against Torture has begun its search for a Director for Program and Outreach to succeed John Humphries. The Director for Program and Outreach equips, engages, and mobilizes faith … Continue reading

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National Week of Action on Torture—June 22-29

From the National Religious Campaign Against Torture (http://www.nrcat.org): The National Religious Campaign Against Torture (NRCAT) is joining with a national coalition of religious and human rights groups in a National Week of Action Against Torture, Guantanamo and the NDAA. Co-sponsoring … Continue reading

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Lawsuit Proceeds Against Rumsfeld, But America Still Awaits a True Accounting of Torture

From the National Religious Campaign Against Torture (http://www.nrcat.org):   WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the recent decision by a federal appeals court to allow a lawsuit to proceed against former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld for allegedly ordering the … Continue reading

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Support Public Release of Report on Past Interrogation/Torture Practices

During the next few months, the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence is likely to finish the report on their investigation into our past interrogation practices. This report will have little effect unless it is made public. It is important that we, … Continue reading

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Can a Video Help to End Torture?

Ending U.S.-Sponsored Torture Forever (http://www.nrcat.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=384&Itemid=289) is a 20 minute video with corresponding discussion guide. It is a resource particularly suited for an adult discussion within a congregation, but it could also be used with older youth or college groups and … Continue reading

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What Would Jesus Say about Torturing Captives?

On Saturday, May 23, 2009, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette published an editorial entitled “Do unto others: What would Jesus say about torturing captives?” It begins with a provocative statement:   Contrary to what some Christians believe, Jesus did not say “Blessed … Continue reading

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