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Torture Archive


Torture Archive
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1949 - present (National Security Archive) freely available to all users fulltext of articles available
Updated regularly. Collects and indexes primary documents on United States government policy toward rendition, detainees, interrogation, and torture. Currently includes records disclosed through the American Civil Liberties Union's successful lawsuits against the Department of Defense and other federal agencies, and almost 20,000 pages of documents produced by the Combatant Status Review Board (CSRT) and the Administrative Review Board (ARB).

The Torture Archive is an ongoing project of the National Security Archive. It was begun in association with Washington Media Associates, which produced the documentary film Torturing Democracy in 2008.

 
 
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