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END THE TORTURE STATE. SILENCE IS COMPLICITY.


By War Criminals Watch - Posted on 08 August 2010

Sunday, August 1st, was the 8th anniversary of the writing of the torture memos by John Yoo and Jay Bybee. Cheers to Coleen Rowley, the former FBI official, for protesting in Minneapolis, calling for prosecutions of those who have authorized and implemented torture. Read her call to action and see more photos here.

Along with this anniversary comes the expiration of the 8 year statute of limitations for prosecuting the torturers. Rowley called for immediate action in response, and wrote: "Obama's insane slogan and policy about 'looking only forward' makes no sense as it would entail overlooking all crimes committed in the past."

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At the expiration of these statutes comes the expiration of our Rule of Law. We are but slaves in an Empire run by Capitalist Chauvinist Pigs.

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