Join with us in this simple act to remember victims, survivors of torture on June 26th

by Johnny ZokovitchExecutive Director, Pax Christi USA Torture has long been a primary issue of concern for our movement, and this month, as we mark Torture Awareness month and stand in support of survivors of torture, my colleague Dianna Ortiz, OSU is foremost in my mind. Perhaps no one has done more to raise awareness of torture or … Continue reading Join with us in this simple act to remember victims, survivors of torture on June 26th

GUANTANAMO: Close, don’t move, Guantanamo

from Witness Against Torture President Obama’s plan to close the prison at Guantanamo is finally here.  But it’s as useless as the Executive Order he signed almost eight years ago. Republican candidates and leaders have shoved the plan back in Obama’s face, repeating the big lie that the prison houses only “the worst of the … Continue reading GUANTANAMO: Close, don’t move, Guantanamo