One of those arrested – a 13-year-old boy – was severely beaten while handcuffed and laying on the ground.
Kryss Black and Rob Vanderveen want to turn the Snowtown bank where eight bodies were found in barrels in 1999 into an official tourist attraction that could give their struggling town an economic boost.
Last week, as millions of Americans got hyped about the Fourth of July, two men brutally tortured by the US government were quietly released from prison.
A look at the science behind the psychosis.
In the week after the Senate released its report on the CIA's enhanced interrogation tactics, Dick Cheney and other neocons were spinning their wheels to defend the torture programme.
We talked to Stephen Soldz, founder of the Coalition for an Ethical Psychology, about the dark theories behind the CIA's enhanced interrogation tactics.
Earlier this week, a report was released that detailed all of the CIA's "enhanced interrogation" (torture) techniques. The tactics in this comic were used by the agency at black sites around the world.
Eight-year-old Victoria Climbié was tortured and killed almost 15 years ago because her great-aunt believed she was possessed. Despite the introduction of new government policy following her death, little seems to have changed.
Starting in 1971, more than 100 people, mostly black men, were forced to confess to serious crimes at police headquarters on Chicago’s South Side.
We spoke to the controversial performance artist about self-mutilation and surviving the AIDS "apocalypse".
We spoke to a former detainee and guard to find out what life's like at Gitmo.
Activists weren't given permission to prosecute two international arms companies.