IT HAPPENED BEFORE. The CIA tortured human beings at black sites after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Psychologists James Mitchell and Bruce Jessen were the designers of this program of unspeakable cruelty – and they were paid $81 million in American tax dollars to do it.
Recently, an historic ACLU lawsuit against these psychologists was settled out of court. Mitchell and Jessen are the highest level individuals to have any form of accountability. But what about the others? These two paid damages, but no one else has. Important work remains to be done, and the cycle of impunity must be broken.
Read a full explainer about the lawsuit here.
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