Prosecute Torturers

Since long before George W. Bush became president, torture or complicity in torture has been a felony under U.S. law, and the United States has been party to treaties requiring that it prosecute whenever there is sufficient evidence to provide a reasonable prospect of conviction.

There is more than a reasonable prospect of conviction. But is there the will to prosecute? Can a nation that will not indict a police officer videotaped choking a man to death indict numerous officials who ordered acts of torture from air-conditioned offices?

That's up to us. There was not the will to release the Senate report until we generated it. Please start by signing below:

We call on President Obama to allow the U.S. Department of Justice to enforce our laws, and to immediately appoint a special prosecutor.

As torture is a crime of universal jurisdiction, we call on any willing court system in the world to enforce our laws if our own courts will not do so.

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  • 101-125 of 16764 signatures
    Number Date Name Location Please add a comment if ...
    16664 3.9 years ago Harvey Siederbaum Bklyn, NY, NY There will eventually be accountability and prosecution for the torture and other crimes committed, and it will be to your shame if it is not initiated during this administration.
    16663 3.9 years ago Jonathan Tachibana Los Angeles, CA
    16662 3.9 years ago Lynn Abbott Green Bay, WI
    16661 3.9 years ago roberta wallitt ithaca, NY
    16660 3.9 years ago Bob Brister Salt Lake CIty, UT
    16659 3.9 years ago Lawrence Merlino Saugerties, NY
    16658 3.9 years ago Anonymous alexandria, VA
    16657 3.9 years ago Loren Sterman Portland, OR
    16656 3.9 years ago Ginny Hildebrand Pittsburgh, PA
    16655 3.9 years ago Sharon Wood Greeley, CO
    16654 3.9 years ago Mark Haasis Peoria, IL
    16653 3.9 years ago Clare Farabaugh Dallas, PA
    16652 3.9 years ago Chuck Turchick Minneapolis, MN
    16651 3.9 years ago Patrick De La Garza Und Senkel McAllen, TX
    16650 3.9 years ago Anonymous Rohnert Park, CA
    16649 3.9 years ago John Chadwick Bellingham, WA There is NO excuse for torture... ever.
    There is NO justification for torture... ever.
    Torture is worse than inhumane; torture is EVIL.
    16648 3.9 years ago NM Porter Ypsilanti, MI
    16647 3.9 years ago Jonathan Ordenes Phoenix, AZ
    16646 3.9 years ago Haven C Vancouver, WA
    16645 3.9 years ago Linda Musmeci Kimball Oxford, OH
    16644 3.9 years ago Michael Heller Media, PA
    16643 3.9 years ago Anonymous Cincinnati, OH
    16642 3.9 years ago James Onysko Perry, OH
    16641 3.9 years ago Manuel Schulte Vancouver, BC
    16640 3.9 years ago Elinor Crescenzi Pomona, CA
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