The occupation is one of several national protests currently being led by African-American-led organizations.
Some 2,858 inmates were reportedly held in solitary; some for 10, 20 or even 30 years, spending all but an hour or so of their day isolated in tiny cement-lined cells.
Victims of police torture would share $5.5 million, receive an apology and see their story taught in school under a reparations package.
As the debate on the Feinstein Committee's torture report continues, we need to remember the "backstory."
All senior U.S. officials and CIA agents who authorized or carried out torture like waterboarding must be prosecuted, top U.N. officials said Wednesday.
Pinochet's army in Chile, generals who fueled El Salvador's civil war and murderous paramilitaries in Colombia's drug war have all been trained at the SOA.
In a world where we sometimes feel overwhelmed by tragedy, the best antidote to helplessness is to get out and do something, be with people, and imagine a better future.
Feinstein believes the CIA destroyed or removed previously provided records of interrogations where numerous torture methods were used.
A hunger strike by at least 100 prisoners at Guantanamo, now in its fourth month, continues, has upped the pressure on the president and Congress to close the prison.
Mayor Richard M. Daley can be sued as a defendant in a lawsuit filed over decades-old allegations of police torture and a citywide conspiracy to cover it up.