The Senate Intelligence Committee has voted to publish parts of a report into the CIA's harsh interrogation methods. It documents what the CIA did to Islamist terror suspects after the attacks of September 11, 2001.
An international war crimes prosecutor has said she will seek an official probe into violations in Afghanistan. If approved by ICC judges, the probe could include the US military and CIA.
US President Trump is expected to sign an executive order reinstating secret CIA "black sites." In an interview, Trump said waterboarding and other interrogation techniques used in the facilities "absolutely" worked.
Donald Trump has threatened to make good on his campaign pledge to bring back waterboarding and forms of torture "a hell of a lot worse." That would violate international and US law, of course, but could he do it anyway?
A Berlin-based human rights organization has called on German prosecutors to issue an arrest warrant against Gina Haspel, appointed CIA deputy director in February. Haspel oversaw questioning of prisoners in Thailand.
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