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The CIA closed its original ‘black site’ years ago. But its legacy of torture lives on in Thailand

Collaborating with the CIA ushered in an era of impunity for Thai security forces that adopted the agency’s torture methods, according to human rights groups. In February 2015, security forces in southern Thailand hauled in a 26-year-old Muslim man and demanded he confess to participating in a violent separatist insurgency. …

‘Murky motives’ in Portuguese battle over CIA agent – BBC News

A low-level CIA officer embroiled in an extradition battle says she is unfairly being made a scapegoat for the extraordinary rendition programme. An extradition battle concerning a low-level former CIA counter-terrorism officer is whipping up a diplomatic storm pulling in the US’s “extraordinary rendition” policy, European states’ complicity and even …

Psychology Group Votes To Ban Members From Taking Part In Interrogations : The Two-Way : NPR

The American Psychological Association had been criticized for enabling harsh national security interrogations by keeping its ethics policy in line with the Defense Department’s interrogation program. The American Psychological Association voted Friday in favor of a resolution that would bar its members from participating in national security interrogations. The resolution …