CIA Torture Report May Set Off Global Prosecutions

Human rights organizations are looking new material that could revive long-dormant and failed civil and criminal lawsuits against the CIA.

Now we know.

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The release of the Senate Intelligence Committee’s report on the CIA’s secret prisons roiled Washington Tuesday, but its real impact could be felt in courtrooms across the globe in the months and years to come.

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