Join us Wednesday, March 9 at two vigils and a press conference in Raleigh, calling on the likely Democratic and Republican candidates for Governor to investigate NC’s torture taxi program, demand accountability, and provide redress to those harmed.
Sponsors: Movement to End Racism & Islamophobia, NC Council of Churches, NC Stop Torture Now.
Continue reading Candidates Cooper and McCrory: Break Your Silence on Torture!
Days after U.S. Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) took the helm as chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee early this year, he moved to bury his committee’s 6,900-page report on the CIA torture program.
In his first major act as the nation’s top watchdog over the spy agency, Burr chose to protect the CIA by demanding that the White House return every copy of the full report shared with the executive branch by the previous Congress.
Tell Sen. Burr to stop hiding the truth from us. The people of North Carolina and the U.S. want an Intelligence Chair who will serve the public interest, not one who covers up for spy agencies.
Continue reading February 6, 2015: Call-In to Sen. Richard Burr: Release the Full Torture Report Now!