Israel Is Accused of Torturing a Prisoner Until His Ribs Were Broken. Now Palestinians Are Demanding Answers.

“There’s no excuse for it. This is a war crime at the end of the day.”


The Brutality of Hong Kong Police Is Putting Pro-Democracy Protesters in the Hospital

One protester was hospitalized for internal bleeding and a bone fracture after being beaten by police.


Here's Why People in Hong Kong Are Terrified of Being Extradited to China

Forced disappearances and reports of torture mark President Xi Jinping's justice record.


How 'Torture Porn' Captured the Violent Atmosphere of a Post-9/11 World

Films like 'Saw' and 'Hostel' may have felt like gratuitous gore, but they also reflected an era in which death and torture was entering everyday life.


Dick Cheney's Autographed Waterboard Kit Was for Sale on eBay

Bids for the kit topped $3,000 before the page, ostensibly run by Sacha Baron Cohen's alter ego, was taken down.


Horror Writer Blake Leibel Sentenced to Life For Torturing and Killing His Girlfriend

The judge called the murder an act of “inconceivable cruelty."


Horror Writer Found Guilty of Torturing and Killing His Girlfriend

The prosecution said Blake Leibel was jealous that his girlfriend was paying more attention to their baby than him.


Trial Begins for Horror Writer Accused of Torturing and Killing His Girlfriend in Hollywood

A prosecutor accused Blake Leibel of following the storyline of one of his graphic novels in carrying out the heinous crime.


I Was 21, Framed, and Tortured in a Lebanese Prison

When police found my friend's insulin and needles, they assumed we were junkies. Then the nightmare began.


Gina Haspel confirmed as CIA director

Trump's controversial pick secured more than enough votes in the Senate.


Gina Haspel now says the CIA should have never had a torture program

Last week, Gina Haspel defended the CIA’s use of torture. Now, she says the program should never have existed.


A former CIA operative was kicked out of Gina Haspel’s confirmation hearing for protesting

The protester, Ray McGovern, used to brief Ronald Reagan every morning.