Defend John Kiriakou: Tell Bureau of Prisons Director to End Illegal Retaliation Against Torture Whistleblower

By: Thursday February 20, 2014 10:48 am

CIA torture whistleblower John Kiriakou┬áresumed speaking with the press and writing his ‘Letters from Loretto’ after the Bureau of Prisons reneged on their deal to give him 9 months in a halfway house. Unfortunately, prison officials have chosen to respond with brute force: conducting surprise searches of his cell, attempting to remove his writing desk [...]

Will the Bureau of Prisons Honor Their Deal With John Kiriakou?

By: Thursday January 16, 2014 1:03 pm

As my colleague Kevin Gosztola explained, we hadn’t seen a “Letter from Loretto” from CIA torture whistleblower John Kiriakou for quite some time because he had made a deal with the Bureau of Prisons. John agreed to stop writing letters, decline interviews with the press and drop his complaints against prison officials and, in exchange, [...]

Help Run This Ad: Pardon CIA Torture Whistleblower John Kiriakou

By: Wednesday January 30, 2013 10:24 am

Unless we act now, whistleblower John Kiriakou will be the first and only person to go to prison in connection to CIA torture. Please donate $10+ to put this ad on YouTube and recruit supporters from across the country to call on President Obama to pardon John Kiriakou. Why is the only American to go [...]

President Obama Should Pardon, Not Imprison CIA Torture Whistleblower John Kiriakou

By: Friday January 18, 2013 12:52 pm

President Obama has opposed waterboarding as torture since the 2008 campaign – so why is he sending the man who helped shed light on that practice to prison? Former CIA officer John Kiriakou, who helped expose the Bush administration’s torture program, recently plead guilty to sharing the name of a colleague to journalists to use [...]

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