Published On: Sat, Dec 13th, 2014

US Senate Report Slams CIA Torture, Lies

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Washington(HRW/ANN)The US Senate Intelligence Committee’s report summary on the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) detention and interrogation program is a powerful denunciation of the agency’s extensive and systematic use of torture. The 525-page partially redacted summary, released Tuesday, is part of a 6,700-page classified report that the committee has still not indicated it plans to release.

The summary documents numerous misrepresentations the CIA made about the program’s effectiveness and demonstrates US officials’ knowledge that it was illegal. It underscores the need for the US government to promptly release the full report, bolster oversight of the CIA, and investigate and appropriately prosecute the senior officials responsible for the torture program.
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