NRCAT on the Net: News, Blogs, & Web Sightings - 2011

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Featured Articles:

Rev. Richard Killmer, NRCAT's Executive Director, was quoted by Michael McAuliff of Huffington Post for his December 14 article: “Indefinite Detention Bill  No Longer Faces Veto Threat from White House"

Rockford Register Star: "Guest Opinion: U.S. should adhere to principles, end torture,” December 1, 2011, by Linda Gustitus, NRCAT's President.

The Hill: Down the rabbit hole,” November 30, 2011, by Linda Gustitus, NRCAT's President.

Huffington Post:Torture and the Danger of Going Back to the Dark Side,” November 28, 2011, by Rev. Richard L. Killmer, NRCAT's Executive Director.  


December  

531. Planet Princeton:  “Prominent Human Rights Lawyer to Visit Princeton to Launch NJ Campaign Against Prolonged Solitary Confinement in Prisons,” December 30, 2011.

530. Indianapolis Star: “My View: Let’s respect human dignity, repent of torture of past,” by Jim Higginbotham, December 29, 2011.

529. Solitary Watch: “New Video: National Religious Campaign Against Torture Takes a Stand On Solitary Confinement,” by James Ridgeway and Jean Casella, December 28, 2011.

528. Unitarian Universalists for Social Justice: “January 11, 2012: Close Guantanamo – 10 Years Too Many!” December 26, 2011.

527. UTNE Reader: “Fighting for Human Rights,” by Drew Kerr, December 27, 2011.

526. Washington Post: “An egregious violation of due process,” by Stephen B. Long, December 26, 2011.

525.  Bay Area Religious Campaign Against Torture: “BARCAT Action Alert” (newsletter), December 30, 2011.

524.  Jesuits New York Province: “War and Violence – National Day of Action Against Guantanamo,” December 21, 2011.

523. Christian News Tweets: “The End of a Tragedy ,” December 21, 2011.

522. Presbyterian Peace Fellowship: “Stop Indefinite Detention: Contact the White House Now!” December 20, 2011. 

521. General Board of Church & Society of the UMC: “Religious leaders oppose torture,” December 19, 2011.

520. Rights Working Group: “Feed items,” December 16, 2011.

519. Standing on the Side of Love: “In Support of All American Muslims,” December 16, 2011. 

518. Multifaith Voices for Peace & Justice: “Update & New Action: Stop Indefinite Detention of U.S. Citizens without a Trial!” December 15, 2011.

517. Journal of Religious Ethics:  “The Contemporary U.S. Torture Debate,” by David P. Gushee, December, 2011. 

516. Picked up by All Topics (blog): “White House Abandons Veto Threat of Indefinite Torture Bill,” December 15, 2011.

515. Picked up by William Lowden (web site): “Indefinite Detention Bill No Longer Faces Veto Threat from White House,” December 15, 2011. 

514. Picked up by Bucknact’s Blog: “Indefinite Detention Bill No Longer Faces Veto Threat from White House,” December 15, 2011.

513. Picked up by RamoCafe (blog): “White House Abandons Veto Treat of Indefinite Torture Bill,” December 15, 2011.

512. Huffington Post: “Indefinite Detention Bill  No Longer Faces Veto Threat from White House,” by Michael McAuliff, December 14, 2011.

511. Church of the Brethren: “Brethren statement presented at meeting on torture,” December 14, 2011.

510. Church of the Brethren: “Standing Against Torture,” December 13, 2011.

509. Denver Post: “The value in reducing solitary confinement (2 letters),” December 10, 2011.

508. Islamic Society of North America: “Protect Democracy: Fix the National Defense Authorization Act Today,” December 9, 2011.

507. Coalition for Peace Action: “DC Day of Action Against Guantanamo ,” December 10, 2011.

506. Squashed (blog): “WHY BRING RELIGION INTO IT AT ALL? ” December 8, 2011.

505. The Christian Post:  “The Lord’s Lobbyists: Reaching Across the Aisle (Part 3),” by Brenda Giusti, December 6, 2011.

504. Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate: “December 10th: Human Rights Day,” December 6, 2011. 

503. Center for Constitutional Rights: “10 Years Too Many: National Day of Action Against Guantanamo on Jan. 11, 2012,” December 6, 2011. 

502. Jesuits – New York Province : “War and Violence,” December 5, 2011.

501. Human Rights Now:  “Welcome to the War,” December 5, 2011. 

500. War Is a Crime: “Broad Coalition Calls on President Obama to Keep his Promise and Shutter Guantanamo Bay Now,” December 5, 2011. 

499. Picked Up by The World Can’t Wait: “Ten years of Guantanamo demands our action and our outrage,” by Frida Berrigan, December 5, 2011.

498. YubaNet: “Ten years of Guantanamo demands our action and our outrage,” by Frida Berrigan, December 2, 2011. 

497. RobWerks.com: “Anti-Solitary Confinement Petition by the National Religious Campaign Against Torture,” December 4, 2011.

496. Mostly Water: “Anti-Solitary Confinement Petition by the National Religious Campaign Against Torture,” December 4, 2011. 

495. Islamic Society of North America: “Take Action Dec. 10th for Human Rights Day,” December 2, 2011. 

494. Indybay: “New Anti-Solitary Confinement Petition by the National Religious Campaign Against Torture,” December 3, 2011. 

493. Care2: “The National Religious Campaign Against Torture Says NO to Solitary Confinement,” December 4, 2011. 

492. Infoshop News: “Anti-Solitary Confinement Petition by the National Religious Campaign Against Torture,” December 3, 2011. 

491. OpEdNews: “Sign New Anti-Solitary Confinement Petition by the National Religious Campaign Against Torture,” December 3, 2011. 

490. PA Council of Churches: “Human Rights Day: An Opportunity for People of Faith to Affirm What We Believe – December 10, National,” December 2, 2011. 

489. Waging Nonviolence: “Ten Years of Guantanamo demands our action and our outrage,” by Frida Berrigan, December 2, 2011.  

488. Unitarian Church of Los Alamos: “Compassion Can Not Stand Alone,” December 1, 2011. 

487. Rockford Register Star: “Guest Opinion: U.S. should adhere to principles, end torture,” by Linda Gustitus, December 1, 2011.

November

486. Truthout: “Senate Amendment Calls for a Return to Bush-Era Torture,”  by Jeffrey Kaye, November 30, 2011.  

485. The Christian Post: “The Lord’s Lobbyists: Common God but Uncommon Ground,” November 30, 2011.

484. The Hill: “Down the rabbit hole,” by Linda Gustitus, November 30, 2011.

483. Picked up by Fierce Reason: “Rev. Richard L. Killmer: Torture and the Danger of Going Back to the Dark Side,” November 28, 2011. 

482. Picked up by Faith in Public Life: “Torture and the Danger of Going Back to the Dark Side,” November 29, 2011. 

481. Huffington Post: “Torture and the Danger of Going Back to the Dark Side,” by Rev. Richard L. Killmer, November 28, 2011. 

480. PA Council of Churches: “Urge Senators to Oppose Amendment that Would Revive Use of Torture,” November 28, 2011. 

479. PAX Christi: “TORTURE: Urge Senators to oppose amendment on torture,” November 29, 2011.

478. Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns: “Urgent: Call senators today on torture amendment,” November 29, 2011. 

477. Midwest Coalition for Human Rights: “Fix the National Defense Authorization Act,” November 28, 2011. 

476. Ayyaantuu News Online: “Citizen Diplomacy,” November 25, 2011. 

475. UM Portal: “UMC’s place in lobbying still strong,” November 23, 2011. 

474. The Portland Press Herald: “Faith group urges senators to reject torture law shifts,” November 28, 2011. 

473. Courier Journal: “Torture debases us,” by Philip Lloyd-Sidle, November 27, 2011.

472. Newsvine: “To My Senators: Please stand against secret (or any!) torture,” November 22, 2011.

471. The Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life:  “Lobbying for the Faithful: Religious Advocacy Groups in Washington, D.C.” November 21, 2011.

470. The United Methodist Church, Baltimore-Washington Conference: “New this Week,” November 22, 2011. 

469. Picked up by Citizens for Prison Reform: “City to Sharply Increase Solitary Confinement on Rikers Island,” November 22, 2011. 

468. Solitary Watch: “City to Sharply Increase Solitary Confinement on Rikers Island ,” November 21, 2011. 

467. Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns: “Take action: Urge Senate to reject indefinite detention,” November 18, 2011. 

466. No More Guantanamos: “Board of Directors,” November 21, 2011.

465. The General Board of Church and Society: “Human rights actions,” November 18, 2011. 

464. The General Board of Church and Society: “On torture and waterboarding,”  November 17, 2011. 

463. Picked up by Progressive Network of Southeast PA: “Paul and Huntsman right on torture,” November 17, 2011.

462. Philadelphia Inquirer: “Paul and Huntsman right on torture,” November 17, 2011.

461. OpEdNews: “Psychologists and Torture: Video and Petition,” November 17, 2011.

460. Bill’s ‘Faith Matters’ Blog: “Waterboarding: A Moral Dividing Line,” November 16, 2011.

459. Michigan Tech Lode: “’Enhanced Interrogation’ = Torture,” November 17, 2011.

458. The Seattle Times: “Prosecute those who ordered torture,” November 15, 2011.  

457. Human Rights Coalition: “News from the Inside,” November 15, 2011.

456. Viatorian Community: “What’s New // Featured Article,” November 14, 2011.

455. Psychology Today: “Psychologists and Torture: Video and Petition,” November 14, 2011. 

454. Mechon Hadar: “Global Day of Jewish Learning,” November 13, 2011.

453. How Do You See Peace?: “Ending Solitary Starts With Your Signature,” November 13, 2011.

452. PA Council of Churches: “Endorse the Statement Against Prolonged Solitary Confinement,” November 11, 2011. 

451. The Real Cost of Prisons Weblog: “Maine: Reducing solitary confinement. How Maine’s corrections commissioner dropped supermax numbers by 70 percent . . . and became a national leader in prison reform (if anybody follows),” November 11, 2011. 

450. Saint Stephen’s Blog: “National Religious Campaign Against Torture – Opportunity for Involvement,” November 10, 2011. 

449. Basantipur Times: “Republican Debate: Ask the Candidates about Torture,” November 10, 2011.

448. Sh’ma: “Sh’ma Blog: Created in God’s Image: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights,” November 10, 2011. 

447. Bay Area Religious Campaign Against Torture (mailing): “Human Rights Day Resources,” November 10, 2011. 

446. Bay Area Religious Campaign Against Torture (newsletter): “BARCAT eNews,” November 6, 2011.

445. new 5 us (blog): “Obama and Warren,”  November 5, 2011.

444. St. Mark Presbyterian Church: “28th Annual Alternative Christmas Market,” November 4, 2011. 

443. Faith in Public Life: “Faith Leaders Call on FBI to End Anti-Muslim Training Materials,” November 4, 2011.

442. P.A. Council of Churches: “Former Guantanamo Bay Chief Prosecutor: Torture Was Wrong, Prison Should Be Closed,” November 3, 2011.

441. L.A. Weekly: “Up From the Streets: A Scene From Occupy L.A.,” November 4, 2011.

440. Sikh Net: “25th Assisi World Day of Prayer for Peace,” November 3, 2011.

439. Interfaith Alliance: “Religious leaders raise concerns about FBI training materials,” November 4, 2011.

438. Interfaith Association of Central Ohio: “Human Rights Day (December 10) Resources for Congregations,” November 4,

437. The Portland Phoenix: “Reducing solitary confinement,"  November 2, 2011.

436. Picked up by Health 198: “TASSC Invites You to See a Play: “Alternative Methods”,” November 2, 2011.

October

435. Torture Abolition and Survivor Support Coalition: “TASSC Invites You to See a Play: “Alternative Methods”,” October 31, 2011. 

434. Human Rights Coalition: “Conference Against Torture Held in Harrisburg,” October 31, 2011.

433. News of the North American Interfaith Network: “Dr. Tarunjit Singh Butalia Participates in Assissi Summit,” October 31, 2011.

432. Huffington Post: “25th Assisi World Day of Prayer for Peace: Joys, Blessings, and Hopes,” October 31, 2011.

431. Unitarian Universalists for Social Justice: “Human Rights Day,” October 28, 2011.

430. Hazon: “Rabbi Rachel Kahn-Troster,” October 28, 2011.

429. Philadelphia Yearly Meeting: “Pennsylvania Conference Against Torture,” October 27, 2011.

428. Unitarian Universalists for Social Justice: “National Day of Action Against Guantanamo,” October 28, 2011.

427. Unbound: “An Appeal to End the Death Penalty,” October 28, 2011.

426. Kolkatapost (blog): “Tell Congress: Don’t Legislate Indefinite Detention,” October 28, 2011.

425. University of Southern California: “Urban Community Impact Discussion: Global Peace and Conflict,” October 19, 2011.

424. Montana Motor Stables: “United for Peace and Justice (UFPJ),” October 25, 2011.

423. Udo Shuklenk’s Ethx Blog: “Against the participation of psychologists in torture,” October 25, 2011.

422. Freedetainees.org: “[ACTION] Tell Congress: Don’t Legislate Indefinite Detention,” October 26, 2011.

421. Unitarian Universalist Service Committee: “Mark Human Rights Day by Working to Prevent Torture Everywhere,” October 25, 2011.

420. Blacksburg Presbyterian Church: “Peace, Justice & Global Missions," October 21, 2011.

419. Sisters of Charity of Nazareth: “Weekly Justice Highlights,” October 19, 2011.

418. What the Folly: “Overview of recent developments in California’s solitary confinement policies,” October 18, 2011.

417. Picked up by Solitary Watch: “Fox News: Is Solitary Confinement Torture?” (video), October 19, 2011.

416. FoxNews.com LIVE: “Is Solitary Confinement Torture?” (interview with Rev. Richard Killmer), October 18, 2011.

415. Picked up by Black Agenda Report: “UN Torture Investigator Calls on Nations to End Solitary Confinement,” October 19, 2011. 

414. Solitary Watch: “Tuesday Night in NYC: Forum on Solitary Confinement Features UN Special Rapporteur on Torture,” October 17, 2011.

413. Metro New York: “Isolation in prison akin to torture: Group,” October 16, 2011.

412. Arizona Daily Star: “Quakers will mark 350 years of commitment to nonviolence,” October 16, 2011. 

411. Amnesty International: “The Dangerous Over-Use of Solitary Confinement: Pervasive Human Rights Violations in Prisons, Jails & Other Places of Detention,” October 14, 2011.

410. Revolution Online: “Los Angeles Press Conference: Support the Unprecedented CA Prisoner Hunger Strike,” October 10, 2011.

409. PressTV: “California inmates’ hunger strikes  continue” (video),  October 6, 2011.

408. All Saints Church:  “October 7, 2011,” (calendar).

407. Cuke.com (blog): “On the subject of torture,” October 7, 2011.

406. My Brother’s Keeper (blog): “For Immediate Release – Media Advisory,” October 4, 2011.

405. ACLU:  “Re: Prioritize and Pass S. 306, the National Criminal Justice Commission Act of 2011,” October 5, 2011.

404. Viatorians: “Viatorian Community Draws National Attention with Commitment to End Torture,” October 5, 2011. 

403. Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Lakeland: “Is Someone Being Tortured in Your Neighborhood?” October 5, 2011. 

402. SF Weekly: “The Religious Reasons Against Solitary Confinement: A Q & A with Rev. Richard Killmer,” October 6, 2011.

401. Jail Guitar Doors: “JGD – USA Supports Human Rights for Inmates,” October 6, 2011.   

400. 8th Day Center for Justice: “Wednesday October 5th! National Call-in Day!!” October 4, 2011. 

399. Prisontalk: “Please call on Wednesday,” October 4, 2011.

398. Tippecanoe Church: “Way of torture, way of the cross,” October 2, 2011.

397. Group Against Torture in Sudan: “Actions Against Torture,” October 1, 2011. 

396. Open Society Foundations: “9/11 at 10: From Religious Diversity to Common Commitment,” October 1, 2011.

September

395. PA Council of Churches: “PA Conference Against Torture-October 28-29, Harrisburg,” September 30, 2011. 

394. Presbyterian Voices for Justice: “Torture has been historically unacceptable, so what’s changed?” (author profile), September 27, 2011. 

393. Bay Area Religious Campaign Against Torture: “The NRCAT Report,” (newsletter), September 26, 2011.

392. IHS Jesuits New York Province: “War and Violence,” September 24, 2011. 

391. Pennsylvania Conference Against Torture: “Attend the First PA Conference Against Torture,” September 22, 2011.

390. Revolution Books: “Pelican Bay and CA State Prison Hunger Strike Set to Resume,” September 22, 2011.

389. All Saints Church (Pasadena, CA) News Blog: “All Saints Stands Against Torture: Joins National Religious Campaign Against Torture action at Dick Cheney's Simi Valley speech,” September 23, 2011. 

388. Open Society Foundations: “NGOs Seek Information About U.S. Involvement in Somali Detention Operations,” September 20, 2011. 

387. Ventura County Star: “In Simi speech, Cheney defends Bush-era policies,” September 20, 2011.

386. Mercersburg Academy: “Academy to Host Clergy Beyond Borders Sunday, September 25,” September 20, 2011.

385. allAfrica.com: “Letter to President Obama-Clarify Alleged CIA Role in Detention and Interrogation in Somalia,” September 20, 2011. 

384. St. Martin’s of Tours Parish-San Jose, CA: “The Issue of Torture,” September 19, 2011.

383. Arizona Prison Watch: “Pelican Bay: Resisting the Cruel and Unusual,” September 18, 2011. 

382. ABC 7 Chicago Local: “Dick Cheney, daughter visit Chicago,” September 19, 2011.

381. Chicago Tribune: “Protest at Dick Cheney event” (video), September 19, 2011.

380. Picked up by The Nation: “Justice for US-Passport-Holding Torture Survivors Only?” September 19, 2011. 

379. Middle East Online: “Justice for US-Passport-Holding Torture Survivors Only?” September 5, 2011.

378. The Catholic Voice: “Condemn Cheney book,” September 19, 2011.  

377. Democratic Underground: “Beyond Park 51: Religious Leaders Denounce Anti-Muslim Bigotry and Call for Respect for America’s Tradition of Religious Liberty,” September 17, 2011.

376. The Catholic Voice: “Probe Bush-era torture,” September 19, 2011. 

375. The Gathering: “Engaging the Legacy of 9-11,” September 10, 2011. 

374. St. John’s Episcopal Church: “Remarks before Sunday service,” by Ingrid Mattson, September 11, 2011. 

373. Picked up by NewsWire: “Rabbi Rachel Kahn-Troster: Denying the Dark Side: Cheney May Have No Regrets On Torture, But We Should,” by Rachel Kahn-Troster, September 15, 2011.

372. Huffington Post: “Cheney May Have No Regrets About Torture—But We Should,” by Rachel Kahn-Troster, September 15, 2011.

371. San Francisco Bay View: “Hunger strike recap: California prisoners show the way!” September 14, 2011.

370. Mennonite Central Committee U.S.: “Resources for upcoming events,” September 11, 2011. 

369. United Church of Christ Massachusetts Conference: “9/11 Tenth Anniversary –Worship Resources & Interfaith Actions,” September 11, 2011.

368. National Catholic Reporter: “Torture is Always Wrong,” September 8, 2011. 

367. Washington Association of Churches: “September 11 Tenth Anniversary Interfaith Observances,” September 9, 2011.

366. Inspiratos: “Ahead of 9/11, Nation’s Biggest Religious Figures Call for Peace,” September 8, 2011.

365. The Tennessean: “Steven D. Martin: Justice still denied to innocents who were tortured,” by Rev. Steven D. Martin, September 11, 2011.

364. Arkansas Times: “Reflecting on 9/11,” by Rabbi Eugene Levy, September 9, 2011.  

363. New Hampshire Council of Churches: “Resources to Mark the 10th Anniversary of 9/11,” September 7, 2011.

362. Baltimore Nonviolence Center: “Baltimore Activist Alert,” September 7, 2011. 

361. Huffington Post: “9/11 Interfaith Gathering Will Draw Dozens of Denominational Leaders,” September 7, 2011.

360. The Baltimore Sun: “Torture: Wrong then, still wrong now,” by Suzanne O’Hatnick, September 8, 2011.

359. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: “Betrayal of safety,” by Lawrence Wray, September 7, 2011.

358. Contra Coast Times: “Never again,” September 8, 2011. 

357. Las Vegas Optic: “Cheney’s torture illegal and immoral,” September 1, 2011.   

356. The Arizona Republic: “Torture historically unacceptable, so what’s changed?” by Philip Gates, September 6, 2011.

355. Long Beach Press Telegraph: “Torture is repugnant,” by Rev. Jerald M. Stinson, September 6, 2011.

354. Buffalo News: “Cheney has forgotten what U.S. stands for,” September 6, 2011.

353. Al-Siasi: “Justice for US-Passport-Holding Torture Survivors Only?” September 5, 2011. 

352. Black Agenda Report: “Pelican Bay Prisoners Plan to Resume Hunger Strike,” September 3, 2011.

351. Interfaith Communities United for Justice and Peace: “Dramatic Readings of Gov’t Texts Reckon with Torture," September 3, 2011.

350. 8th Day Center for Justice: “Op Ed: 9/11 Anniversary reflection,” by Thomas R. von Behren, September 6, 2011.

349. Pursue Action for a Just World: “Nu? This week in Jews and Social Justice,” September 2, 2011. 

348. Solitary Watch: “”The Destruction of the Human Spirit”: Testimony of Rev. William McGarvey on Solitary Confinement,” September 3, 2011.

347. The LINK: “DICK CHENEY-PURE EVIL! How American Government Sanctioned Brutal Torture At Abu Ghraib,” September 3, 2011.

346. Harrisburg Patriot-News (PennLive.com): “America must stop torture,” by Sandra L. Strauss, September 6, 2011.  

345. Al.com: “Christian Leader Rev. Richard Cizik: I am ashamed of my country (LifePoints),” September 1, 2011.

344. Paltalk News Network: “Anti-torture advocate: Cheney’s book puts ex-veep in legal peril,” September 1, 2011.

343. Berkeley Voice: “Time to investigate torture,” by Louise Specht, September 1, 2011. 

342. Picked up by YouAskAbout: “Rev. Richard L. Killmer: No Matter What Cheney Says, Torture is Never Acceptable,” by Rev. Richard L. Killmer, September 1, 2011.

341. Picked up by NewsWire: “Rev. Richard L. Killmer: No Matter What Cheney Says, Torture is Never Acceptable,” by Rev. Richard L. Killmer, September 1, 2011.

340. Huffington Post: “No Matter What Cheney Says, Torture Is Never Acceptable,” by Rev. Richard L. Killmer, September 1, 2011.

339. Picked up by New Jersey Jewish Standard: “Eradicating torture should be the legacy of Sept. 12” by Rachel Kahn-Troster, September 8, 2011.

338. Picked up by JWeekly: “Eradicating torture should be the legacy of Sept. 12" by Rachel Kahn-Troster, September 8, 2011.

337. Picked up by St. Louis Jewish Light: “Op-Ed: Eradicating torture should be the legacy of Sept. 12” by Rachel Kahn-Troster, September 8, 2011.

336. Picked up by Jewish World: “Op-Ed: Eradicating torture should be the legacy of Sept. 12” by Rachel Kahn-Troster, September 7, 2011.

335. Picked up by Arizona Jewish Post:“Eradicating torture should be the legacy of Sept. 12,” by Rachel Kahn Troster, September 2, 2011.

334. Picked up by JewishJournal: “Opinion: Eradicating torture should be the legacy of Sept.12,” by Rachel Kahn-Troster, September 1, 2011. 

333. Jewish Telegraphic Agency: “Op-Ed: Eradicating torture should be the legacy of Sept. 12,” by Rachel Kahn-Troster, September 1, 2011.

332. News from the National Council of Churches: “Remembering a time of terror, prayer, and resolve; Worship resources for the 10th anniversary of 9/11,” September 1, 2011. 

August

331. The Church Council of Greater Seattle: “Remembering 9/11,” August 31, 2011.

330. Rabbis For Human Rights-North America: “Human Rights Shabbat,” August 31, 2011. 

329. Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations: “First Unitarian Church of Albuquerque’s Anti-Torture Witness,” August 31, 2011. 

328. Huffington Post: “Torture: Blinking in the Face of Evil,” by Satpal Singh, August 31, 2011.

327. Christian Ethics Today: “A Torturous Decision,” by Alexander Patico, August 31, 2011.

326. Franciscan Action Network: “LCWR Assistant Director Sr. Marie Lucey, OSF to join FAN staff,” August 30, 2011. 

325. What the Folly!?: “Transcript: Rev. William McGarvey’s testimony on the harmful impacts of solitary confinement practices at California’s Secure Housing Units (SHU) prison facilities,” August 30, 2011. 

324. Picked up by Standing on the Side of Love: “Top National Faith Leaders to Remember 9/11, Mourn Victims, Promote Religious Freedom,” August 31, 2011. 

323. Global Ministries: “Top National Faith Leaders to Remember 9/11, Mourn Victims, Promote Religious Freedom,” August 31, 2011.

322. Picked up by the Marco Eagle: “Brian McLaren: Guest commentary…Imitating Our Enemies, Repeating Our Past? ” August 31, 2011.

321. Naples Daily News: “Brian McLaren: Guest commentary…Imitating Our Enemies, Repeating Our Past? ” August 31, 2011. 

320. Picked up by ANOINTED BLOG: “Cheney:’No Regrets’ With Waterboarding,” August 31, 2011.

319. The Christian Post: “Cheney: ‘No Regrets’ With Waterboarding,” August 30, 2011.

318. The Capital Times: “Scott D. Anderson: 10 years after 9/11, we must end torture forever,” August 31, 2011.

317. Picked up by 318 News: “Rev. Richard Cizik: Shame on You, Dick Cheney,” August 31, 2011.

316. Picked up by Insuremenot: “Rev. Richard Cizik: Shame on You, Dick Cheney,” August 31, 2011.

315. Picked up by Politimo: “Rev. Richard Cizik: Shame on You, Dick Cheney,” August 31, 2011.

314. Picked up by Blog Runner: “Rev. Rich Cizik to Dick Cheney: Shame on You for Torture Support,” August 30, 2011.

313. Picked up by Faith in Public Life: “Rev. Rich Cizik to Dick Cheney: Shame on You for Torture Support,” August 30, 2011.

312. Picked up by Huffington Post: “Shame on You, Dick Cheney,” August 30, 2011.

311. Religion News Service: “GUEST COMMENTARY: Shame on you, Dick Cheney,” August 30, 2011. 

310. Huffington Post: “Dick Cheney Book: Reactions to the Vice President’s Memoir ‘In My Time’,” August 29, 2011.

309. Concord Monitor: “Ten years later, let’s end torture by Americans,” August 30, 2011. 

308. USA Today: “Cheney still backs waterboarding,” August 29, 2011.

307. The General Board of Church and Society: “9/11 worship resources,” August 29, 2011.

306. TECHN4ALL News: “The National Religious Campaign Against Torture Speaks Out on Cheney’s Memoir,”

305. Pax Christi Metro: “Just! News! Number 215,” August 28, 2011.

304. The Washington Post: “A form of torture,” August 27, 2011.

303. Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington, VA: “Former Vice President Dick Cheney in his new memoir- Torturing Detainees is OK …,” August 26, 2011.

302. Solitary Watch: “Locked Up and Left Behind: Hurricane Irene and the Prisoners on New York’s Rikers Island,” August 26, 2011.

301. Arlnow: “Group Wants Pregnant Inmat Shackling Ban Extended,” August 26, 2011.  

300. Reportergary.com: “Cheney defends torture,” August 25, 2011.

299. The Moderate Voice: “The National Religious Campaign Against Torture Speaks Out on Cheney’s Memoir,” August 25, 2011.

298. Regator: “The National Religious Campaign Against Torture Speaks Out on Cheney’s Memoir,” August 26, 2011. 

297. The Moderate Voice: “The National Religious Campaign Against Torture Speaks Out on Cheney’s Memoir,” August 25, 2011.

296. Reportergary.com: “Cheney defends torture,” August 25, 2011. 

295. OB RAG: “Religious Leaders Decry Solitary Confinement in California Prisons as Torture,” August 24, 2011. 

294. RH Reality Check: “Shackling Women Prisoners During Childbirth is Immoral,” August 24, 2011.

293. Solitary Watch: “Historic California Assembly Hearing on Solitary Confinement,” August 24, 2011. 

292. Feminist Majority News: “VA Department of Corrections Bans Shackling Pregnant Inmates,” August 19, 2011. 

291. Islamicate: “National Religious Campaign Against Torture-Litany on or before September 11,” August 20, 2011.

290. Ms. Magazine: “VA Department of Corrections Bans Shackling Pregnant Inmates,” August 19, 2011.

289. New Hampshire Council of Churches: “Resources for the 10th Anniversary of 9/11,” August 12, 2011.

288. Hopeforvirginia.org: “Virginia Department of Corrections to Enact Regulations Banning the Shackling of Pregnant Inmates,” August 18, 2011.

287. The Cedar Rapids Gazette: “Torture, for whatever reason, is immoral,” August 21, 2011.

286. Daily Kos: “Opportunity for CA Kossacks to Oppose Solitary Confinement,” August 18, 2011.

285. Blue Virginia: “Virginia Department of Corrections to Enact Regulations Banning the Shackling of Pregnant Inmates,” August 18, 2011. 

284. arl now.com: “Va. Prisons to Ban the Shackling of Pregnant Inmates,” August 18, 2011.

283. aecunity.net, Resources: “Religious Campaign Against Torture: worship resources,” August 18, 2011.

282. PA Council of Churches: “Lawsuit Proceeds Against Rumsfeld, But America Still Awaits a True Accounting of Torture,” posted by s_strauss, August 17, 2011.

281. Daily Kos: “Be There!!! Sacramento Rally Against Solitary Confinement,” August 16, 2011.

280. Pax Christi Metro DC-Baltimore: “RESOURCES FOR OBSERVING THE 9-11 ANNIVERSARY: Worship and prayer resources from the National Religious Campaign Against Torture," August 16, 2011.

279. Pax Christi USA: “RESOURCES FOR OBSERVING THE 9-11 ANNIVERSARY: Worship and prayer resources from the National Religious Campaign Against Torture,” August 2011.

278. Unitarian Universalists for Social Justice Of the Baltimore, Washington, DC, and Northern Virginia Region: “Prevent Torture Everywhere Campaign,” by CSnavely, August 14, 2011.

277. Pacific Yearly Meeting: “PYM Minute 2011.8: Opposition to Torture,” August 13, 2011.

276. The Buffalo News: “Commemorate 9/11 by ending torture forever,” by Stephen Hart, August 11, 2011.

275.     William Penn House: “BYM Peace and Social Concerns Annual Networking Day,” August 10, 2011.

274.     8th Day Center for Justice: “8th Day Signs NRCAT Statement to End Prolonged Solitary Confinement,” August 10, 2011. 

273.     PA Council of Churches (blog): “1st PA Conference on Torture—October 28-29, Harrisburg,” August 10, 2011. 

272.     North Carolina Council of Churches (blog): “Resources for Remembering 9/11,” August 10, 2011. 

271.     Washington Memo (Mennonite Central Committee blog): “Resources for Remembering 9/11,” August 10, 2011. 

270.     PA Council of Churches: “Worship Resources for 9/11,” NRCAT Alert, August 9, 2011.

269.     PA Council of Churches: “Worship Resources for 9/11,” NRCAT Alert, August 9, 2011.

268.    The Christian Post: "Donald Rumsfield to be Sued Over Iraq Torture Case," by Amanda Winkler, August 9, 2011.

267.    PA Council of Churches: “Call for End to Prolonged Solitary Confinement in Pennsylvania,” NRCAT Alert, August 8, 2011.
 
266.    LA Quaker Blogspot: “Pacific YM approved minute opposing torture... after an excruciating process,” by LA Quaker, August 5, 2011.

265.    The Austin American Statesman: “Long: Investigate America’s involvement in torture,” by Walter Long, August 5, 2011.
 
264.    Exodus News: “HUMAN RIGHTS: End solitary confinement in your state,” reprint of NRCAT action alert, August 4, 2011.

263.    Street Spirit: "Historic Hunger Strike Launches a Movement," by Laura Magnani, American Friends Service Committee, August 3, 2011.  

July

262.    The Guardian: "A Hunger for Justice in Pelican Bay," by James Ridgeway and Jean Cassella, July 25, 2011. 

261.    Solitary Watch: "Maine Reduces Use of Solitary Confinement," by James Ridgeway and Jean Cassella, July 25, 2011. 

260.    Revolucion: "Voces de los huelguistas de hambre de Pelican bay y sus simpatizantes," July 24, 2011. 

259.    La Opinion: "Lucha por los reos no termina," by Araceli Martinez Ortega, July 23, 2011. 

258.      Picked up by Kaosenlared.net: "EE.UU: Termina huelga, continua lucha por derechos de reos," July 23, 2011. 

257.      Picked up by Aporrea: "EE.UU: Termina huelga, Continua lucha por derechos de reos," Jul;y 23, 2011. 

256.      Picked up by Contra Injerencia: "EE.UU: Termina huelga de hambre de los presos, sigue la lucha contra la tortura en carceles," July 23, 2011. 

255.    Prensa Latina: "EE.UU: Termina Huelga, Continua Lucha por Derechos de Reos," July 23, 2011. 

254.    The Dissenter: "Pelican Bay Prison Hunger Strike Ends: Prison Strike Leaders Declare it a Success," by Kevin Gosztola, July 21, 2011.

253.    Pax Christi USA: "End Prolonged Solitary Confinement Now," July 21, 2011. 

252.    Solitary Watch: "Statements from Human Rights and Civil Rights Groups Support Pelican Bay Hunger Strikers," by Sal Rodriguez, July 21, 2011. 

251.    The Crime Report: "Maine's Dramatic Reduction of Solitary Confinement," by Lance Tapley, July 21, 2011. 

250.    National Human Rights Examiner: "Gov. Brown to Face National Anti-Torture Religious Groups as Inmates Lay Dying," by Deborah Dupre, July 20, 2011. 

249.    Parmionova: "Campaign to ban Torture: Douglas A. Johnson," July 19, 2011.    

248.    Revolution: "Torture is a Moral Issue," July 17, 2011. 

247.      Picked up by OB Rag: "Religious Coalition: California Must Respond to Inmate Hunger Strike by Improving Conditions," July 16, 2011. 

246.    The Real Cost of Prisons: "California Government Must Respond to Inmate Hunger Strike by Improving Conditions," July 15, 2011. 

245.    Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity: "National Religious Campaign Against Torture Supports Hunger Strike," July 15, 2011.  

244.    National Human Rights Examiner: "Urgent State-Sponsored Prison Torture Protests Uniting Inmates, Churches, Towns," by Deborah Dupre, July 15, 2011. 

243.      Picked up by Russian News from Russia: "Survivors, Activists Fight to End Torture," July 12, 2011. 

242.    RT: "Survivors, Activists Fight to End Torture," July 12, 2011. 

241.    Austin American Statesman: "Austinite's Passion to Prevent Torture Seen in Banners Across Nation," by Joshunda Sanders, July 10, 2011. 

240.    Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington: "Why We Can't Ignore our Government's Position on Past CIA Torture of Detainees," by Moya Marlene Atkinson, July 8, 2011. 

239.    Daily Kos: "The Rebirth of the Religious Left?" July 8, 2011. 

238.    Ponderings on a Faith Journey: "DOJ Does Right Thing in Investigating Two Deaths," by Pastor Bob Cornwall, July 6, 2011. 

237.      Picked up by The Mercury: “Will Obama Honor Brave Forgotten Heroes?” by Nat Hentoff, August 3, 2011.

236.      Picked up by The Reading Eagle: "Obama Should Honor Those Who Opposed Torture by US," by Nat Hentoff, July 9, 2011. 

235.      Picked up by Coshocton Tribune: "Will Obama Honor Brave Forgotten Heroes?" by Nat Hentoff, July 7, 2011. 

234.      Picked up by Bemidji Pioneer: "Will Obama Honor Brave Forgotten Heroes?" by Nat Hentoff, July 7, 2011. 

233.    World Net Daily: "Will Obama Honor Brave Forgotten Heroes?" by Nat Hentoff, July 7, 2011. 

232.    Little River UCC: "The Moral and Practical Significance of Accountability," by Gay Gardner, July 5, 2011. 

231.    New York Times: "Editorial: Unsung Heroes," by Antonio Taguba, July 3, 2011. 

230.    Utah Activists Network: "Demand to Restore Rule of Law," July 3, 2011. 

229.    Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate: "Action Alert: Torture is Never Permissible," July 2, 2011. 

228.    British Broadcasting Corporation: "The World Today: Interview with Rich Killmer," July 1, 2011. 

227.    The Lutheran: "Quote: Linda Gustitus," July 1, 2011. 

226.      Picked up by Huffington Post: "Why Torture is a Moral Issue," by Marcia Yerman, July 6, 2011. 

225.    Marcia Yerman: "Why Torture is a Moral Issue," by Marcia Yerman, July 1, 2011. 

224.    Fox News: "Justice Department Gets Mixed Reviews for U.S. Criminal Probes into Two CIA Cases," July 1, 2011.

June

223.      Picked up by ReligiousLeftLaw.com: "The National Religious Campaign Against Torture," by Sidney Callahan, July 5, 2011. 

222.      Picked up by Ponderings on a Faith Journey: "The National Religious Campaign Against Torture," by Sidney Callahan, June 30, 2011. 

221.    University of Chicago Divinity School: "The National Religious Campaign Against Torture," by Sidney Callahan, June 30, 2011. 

220.    Peace Messenger: "APF Leadership Change," June 29, 2011. 

219.      Picked up by Sherman Oaks Patch: "Reckoning with Torture in Dramatic Readings," by Linda Rubin, June 28, 2011. 

218.    Studio City Patch: "Reckoning with Torture in Dramatic Readings," by Linda Rubin, June 28, 2011. 

217.    LA Progressive: "Reckoning with Torture," by Diane Lefer, June 27, 2011. 

216.      Picked up by Leaksfree.com: "The Courage to Speak Out Against Torture," by Tom Parker, June 27, 2011. 

215.    Human Rights Now: "The Courage to Speak Out Against Torture," by Tom Parker, June 27, 2011. 

214.    Squashed: "Today is United Nation's International Day in Support of Victims of Torture," June 26, 2011. 

213.    National Catholic Reporter: "Confronting U.S. Policy on Detention and Torture," by Claire Schaeffer-Duffy, June 24, 2011. 

212.    Politube.org: "Solitary Confinement in New York State Prisons- Torture?" June 22, 2011. 

211.    PEN American Center: "PEN, Partners Seek Recognition for Those Who Said No to Torture," by Larry Siems, June 22, 2011.  

210.    UUSC Associate Member Report: "Defending Civil Liberties," June 21, 2011. 

209.    Catholic News Service: "Survivors, Activists Raise Concerns about the Use of Torture," by Dennis Sadowski, June 21, 2011. 

208.      Picked up by News from Middle East: "Rights Groups Tell Obama: Reward Those Who Opposed America's Use of Torture in the War on Terror," by Andy Worthington, June 20, 2011.

207.    AndyWorthington.com: "Rights Groups Tell Obama: Reward Those Who Opposed America's Use of Torture in the War on Terror," by Andy Worthington, June 20, 2011. 

206.    Sojourners: “The Body in Pain,” by Robin Kirk. Sojourners Magazine, July 2011 (Vol. 40, No. 7, pp. 22).

205.    ProgressiveAustin.com: "Why Torture is Wrong," June 19, 2011. 

204.    Rabbis for Human Rights North America: “Joining Together with Other Faiths for Torture Awareness Month,” by Rabbi Rachel Kahn-Troster. June 17, 2011. 

203.      Picked up by Soccer News: “ACLU and Other Groups Urge President Obama to Honor American Soldiers and Public Servants Who Opposed Torture ,” June 16, 2011.

202.      Picked up by ENews Park Forest: “ACLU and Other Groups Urge President Obama to Honor American Soldiers and Public Servants Who Opposed Torture,” June 16, 2011.

201.    ACLU: “ACLU and Other Groups Urge President Obama to Honor American Soldiers and Public Servants Who Opposed Torture,” June 16, 2011. 

200.    Faith in Action: "Santorum Still Wrong," June 14, 2011. 

199.      Picked up by Solitary Watch: "Confronting Torture in U.S. Prisons- A Q&A with Solitary Watch ," June 17, 2011. 

198.      Picked up by Real Cost of Prisons Weblog: "Solitary Watch Confronts Torture in U.S. Prisons- An Interview with james Ridgeway and Jean Cassella," June 14, 2011.  

197.    Angola 3 News: “Solitary Watch Confronts Torture in U.S. Prisons- An Interview with James Ridgeway and Jean Casella,” June 14, 201.

196.    The Rutherford Institute News: “Rutherford Institute Joins with Other Human Rights Groups to Challenge Government Secrecy on Waterboarding,” by Nisha Mohammed, June 13, 2011.

195.    Upperwest.com: “Because its Wrong: June is Torture Awareness Month,” by Ash Youssef, June 13, 2011.

194.    Brennan Center for Justice: "Human Rights Groups Challenge Government Secrecy on Waterboarding," June 10, 2011.

193.    Interfaith Communities United for Justice and Peace: “Reckoning with Torture: Memos and Testimonies from ‘The War on Terror’,” June 10, 2011.

192.    Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns: “Torture Awareness Month Events 2011,” June 10, 2011.

191.    The Willimantic Chronicle (LTE): “Letter to the Editor,” by Joyce Rawitscher, June 10, 2011

190.    The Steeple Biweekly: “From the Unitarian Universalist Social Committee (UUSC),” by Kara Smith, June 10, 2011.

189.    Program for Torture Victims: "Torture Awareness Month," by Julie Gutman, June 9, 2011.

188.    The San Luis Obispo Tribune (LTE): “Torture Awareness,” by Jean Gerard, June 9, 2011.

187.    Benedictine Sisters of Chicago: “June Social Justice Film: Repairing the Brokenness, ” June 8, 2011.

186.    Solitary Watch: “Upcoming Forum in New York on Solitary Confinement in State Prisons,” by Jean Casella and James Ridgeway, June 8, 2011.

185.    OpEdNews: “Torture Awareness Month,” by Barbara Quintiliano, June 7, 2011.

184.      Picked up by Rabbis for Human Rights: “Teaching our Children- Ethics and Shavout,” by Rabbi Rachel Kahn-Troster, June 7, 2011.

183.    Huffington Post: “Teaching our Children- Ethics and Shavout ,” by Rabbi Rachel Kahn-Troster, June 7, 2011.

182.    Diocese of Austin: “E-Pistle: Presentation on Why Torture is Wrong,” June 3, 2011.

181.    Islamic Society of North America: “ISNA, Religious Organizations Reaffirm Stand Against Torture ,” June 3, 2011.

180.    The Community Church of Mill Valley: “Annual Gathering,” by Betsy Bikle," June 3, 2011.

179.    ICNA Council for Social Justice: “Witnessing Against Torture ,” June 2, 2011.

178.    Church of the Brethren: “Newsline: June is Torture Awareness Month ,” June 2, 2011.

177.  Interfaith Council for Peace and Justice: "June is Torture Awareness Month: How Your Congregation Can Get Involved," by Shahar Ben-Josef, June 1, 2011.

176.  Reformiert-Info.de: "Verleihung des Karl-Barth-Preises der UEK an George Hunsinger," by Reinhard Mawick, June 1, 2011. 

May

175.    The Connect U.S. Fund: “Accountability Today-Preventing Torture Tomorrow ”, by Karl Horberg, May 30, 2011.

174.    Pennlive.com (LTE): “Let’s Be Truthful about Torture Activites ,” by Rev. Sandra Strauss, May 30, 2011.

173.  Metro Lutheran: "Who is the Victim of Torture?", by Sonja Johnson, May, 30, 2011.  

172.  Baltimore Nonviolence Center: "Baltimore Activist Alert," by Max Obuszewski, May 30, 2011.

171.  The Prescott Daily Courier (LTE): "We Need Answers on the Use of Torture ," by Phillip Gates, May 27, 2011. 

170.  Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations: "First Unitarian Church of Albuquerque's Anti-Torture Witness," by Ann Harrison and Jane Ronca-Washburn, May 26, 2011. 

169.  Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns: "June is Torture Awareness Month," May 26, 2011.

168.  Dayton Daily News (LTE): "When It Tortures, U.S. Loses Its Way," by Alex Kreidenweis, May 24, 2011. 

167.  The Tribune (LTE): "The Correct Lesson," by Bert Townsend, May 23, 2011. 

166.  Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns: "May/June Notes: Torture: Bin Laden and Guantanamo," May 20, 2011. 

165.  Faith in Action: "Build a Torture-Free Future," May 20, 2011. 

164.    Picked up by Asheville's Citizen-Times: "Online Commentary: Torture is Never Justified," by Rev. Reid Hamilton, May 20, 2011. 

163.  Detroit Free Press: "Online Commentary: Torture is Never Justified," by Rev. Reid Hamilton, May 20, 2011. 

162.  Peacenews.org: "National Religious Campaign Against Torture Releases Repairing the Brokenness," May 18, 2011. 

161.  Coalition for Peace Action: "Torture, Wikileaks and State Secrecy- Did Torture Help or Hinder Finding Osama Bin Laden," May 17, 2011. 

160.    Picked up by The New Evangelical Partnership for the Common Good: "Even if Torture Works, It is Still Immoral," by Steven Martin, May 16, 2011. 

159.  The Washington Post: "Even if Torture Works, It is Still Unacceptable," by Steven Martin and Richard Cizik, May 13, 2011.

158.  Ceasefire New Jersey: “Torture and the Battle Against Terror: A Presentation by Scott Horton and the Rev. Robert Moore,” seen on May 13, 2011.

157.  North Carolina Council of Churches: “Interfaith concert event in the fall,” by David LaMotte, May 12, 2011.

156.  LaCrosse Tribune: “Scott Anderson: Torture is never an acceptable response” by Scott Anderson, May 12, 2011.

155.    Picked up by People's Blog for the Constitution: "Patriot Award: Ted Stein," May 11, 2011.

154.  Bill of Rights Defense Committee: "Patriot Award: Ted Stein," May 11, 2011.   

153.  New Haven Register: “Torture is Immoral,” by Max Greger-Moser (LTE), May 11, 2011.

152.    Picked up by All Saints Church News Blog: "Torture Still Wrong," by Rev. Edwin Bacon

151.  Pasadena Star-News: “Guest View: Torture still wrong, even after bin Laden's death,” by Rev. J. Edwin Bacon, May 11, 2011.

150.  The Portland Press Herald (LTE): "Many Missteps in Bin Laden Operation ," by Rev. Jill Sexby, May 11, 2011.

149.    Picked up by Daily Kos: "The Return of the Torture Apologists," May 10, 2011. 

148.  Faith in Public Life: "The Return of the Torture Apologists," May 10, 2011. 

147.  The Reformed Pastor: "The Difference a Moment Makes," by David Fischler, May 9, 2011. 

146.  Faith in Action: “Desecrating the Sanctity of Life,” by Heather Rice, May 9, 2011.

145.  NEMS Daily Journal (LTE): “Tracking Dragons Doesn’t Require Torture for Kill,” by Bob Spencer, May 8, 2011.

144.  Maryknoll Office of Global Concerns: “May/June News Notes,” May 8, 2011.

143.  The Seattle Times:In the Wake of Osama Bin Laden’s Death, America Wrestles with Itself Over Torture,” by Robert Crawford, May 8, 2011.

142.  Religion Dispatches: “Bin Laden’s Death Does Not Prove that Torture Works,” by Sarah Sentilles, May 6, 2011.

141.  The Washington Post (LTE): “Was Enhanced Interrogation Worth It,” by Suzanne O’Hatnick, May 6, 2011

140.  The New Evangelical Partnership for the Common Good (blog): "Torture, Immoral and Ineffective: The Right Response to bin Laden’s Death," by Heather Rice, May 5, 2011.

139.  Fellowship of Reconcilliation: “What Do We Mean by ‘Justice,’” by Ethan Vesely-Flad, May 5, 2011.

138.    Picked up by Think Christian: "Torture will Always Be Wrong," by Linda Gustitus, May 18, 2011.

137.    Picked up by Beliefnet News: “Torture Didn’t and Doesn’t Make us Safer,” by Linda Gustitus, May 5, 2011.

136.  Religion News Service: “Torture Didn’t and Doesn’t Make us Safer,” by Linda Gustitus, May 5, 2011.

135.  The Huffington Post: “With Bin Laden’s Death, Torture is Still Not the Answer,” by Rabbi Rachel Khan-Troster, May 5, 2011.

134. Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington, VA: “Osama Bin Laden’s Death Doesn’t Vindicate Torture,” by Moya Marlene Atkinson, May 4, 2011.

133.  Tensegrities: “June is Torture Awareness Month,” May 4, 2011.

132.  Peacenews.org: “June is Torture Awareness Month,” May 4, 2011

131.  War Criminals Watch:U.S. Torture Program Has Not Been Vindicated," May 4, 2011.

130.  Rabbis For Human Rights- North America: “U.S. Torture Program Has Not Been Vindicated,” by Rabbi Rachel Khan-Troster, May 4, 2011.

129.  PeaceNews.org: “June is Torture Awareness Month,” May 4, 2011.

128.  8th Day Center for Justice: “Torture Awareness Month,” May 2, 2011.

127.  Unitarian Universalists for Social Justice: “Accountability Today- Preventing Torture Tomorrow,” May 2, 2011.

126.  Sowing Seeds of Justice and Peace: “If You Live in Texas Your Help Is Needed,” by Jean Durel, May 1, 2011.

April

125.  Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns:Another Leak Points to Need for a Commission of Inquiry,” April 27, 2011.

124.  Culture Shocks with Barry Lynn: “Rev. Rich Killmer, Michael Zimmerman,” April 26, 2011.

123.  BlueNC: “Toward a Moral Consensus Against Torture,” by Amy Laura, April 25, 2011.

122.  Warisacrime.org: “Accountability Today-Preventing Torture Tomorrow,” by David Swanson, April 22, 2011.

121.  Islamic Society of North America: “Take Action: Join ISNA to Prevent Torture Today,” April 21, 2011.

120.  Faith in Action: “June is Torture Awareness Month,” April 21, 2011.

119.  Faith in Action: “Word from Winkler: Drawing a Line,” by Jim Winkler, April 21, 2011.

118.  The Connecticut Conference United Church of Christ: “Torture: Helping Faith Communities Respond Faithfully,” April 17, 2011.

117.  The Durango Herald: “Solitary confinement Support effort to limit cruel punishment,” April 10, 2011.

116.  Barnard College: “Created in God’s Image: Intersections of Judiasm, Gender and Human Rights,” April 6, 2011. 

March

115.  Ballard Komo: “Rev. who Provoked Neighborhood, Resurrected Church Leaving Ballard,” by Michael Harthorne, March 31, 2011.

114.  Pagosa Springs Sun: “Solitary,” by Rev. Carlos A. Alvarez, Rev. Dr. Cynthia H. Chertos, March 31, 2011.

113.  Yale Daily News: “Medical Professionals Participated in Torture, Panel Says,” by Antonia Woodford, March 31, 2011.
 
112.  Solitary Watch: “Tolerating Torture,” by James Ridgeway and Jean Casella, March 29, 2011.

111.    Picked up by Rabbis for Human Rights- North America: “Torture Here at Home Cannot be Tolerated,” by George Hunsinger, March 29, 2011.

110.    Picked up by Faith in Public Life: “Torture Here at Home Cannot be Tolerated,” by George Hunsinger, March 29, 2011.

109.  The Star-Ledger: “Torture Here at Home Cannot be Tolerated,” by George Hunsinger, March 28, 2011.

108.  WRAL.com: “Duke Interfaith Conference Tackles Torture,” by David Crabtree, March 25, 2011.

107.  Colorado Springs Independent (LTE): “Solitude as Torture,” by Rev. Dr. F.W. Rick Meyers, March 24, 2011.

106.  Harper’s Magazine: “Public Events at Harvard and Duke,” by Scott Horton, March 23, 2011.

105.  Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington, VA: “Support UUCA becoming a participating member of the National Religious Campaign Against Torture,” by Moya Atkinson, March 23, 2011.

104.  Beloit College Magazine: “Talking With: Carol Wickersham,” March 22, 2011.

103.  Friends Committee on National Legislation: “FCNL Joins Religious Anti-Torture Coalition,” March 22, 2011.

102.  Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns: “Torture: Case  Builds Against Bush,” March/April 2011.

101.  The Christian Post: “Detention of Bradley Manning Ignites Debate among Christians,” by Stephanie Samuel, March 22, 2011.

100.  The Community Church of Chapel Hill: “Beyond These Walls: Toward a Moral Consensus Against Torture,” March 20, 2011.

99.  Chapel Hill News: “Conference Explores Issue of Torture,” March 17, 2011.

98.  The Herald Sun: “Belief Briefs: Consensus Against Torture event ,” March 17, 2011.

97.  Long Island Catholic: “Islam and Congressional Hearings,” by Cory Howard, March 16, 2011.
 
96.  Boston’s Workmen’s Circle:  “Oppose NY Rep. King’s U.S. House hearings,” No date.

95.  AllPrinceton: “Forum: Judeo-Christian Perspectives on Torture as a Moral Issue,” March 13, 2011.

94.  The Durham News: “Area churches join hands to present community Lenten services,” March 13, 2011.
 
93.  Global Ministries: “Shoulder-to-Shoulder Statement on King Hearings and Anti-Islamic Bigotry,” March 11, 2011.
 
92.  Faith in Action: “A Moral Consensus Againt Torture,” March 10, 2011.

91.  The New York Times: “Domestic Terrorism Hearing Opens with Contrasting Views on Dangers,” by Sheryl Stolberg, March 10, 2011.

90.  CNN Belief Blog: “Faith Leaders Condemn Hearings,” by Eric Marrapodi, March 10, 2011.

89.  Faith in Action: “Hearings on Radicalization of Muslims Condemned,” by Wayne Rhodes, March 10, 2011.

88.  Unitarian Universalists for Social Justice: “June is Torture Awareness Month,” March 9, 2011.

87.    Picked up by Odyssey Networks , March 11, 2011.

86.    Picked up by Defend the Prophet , March 11, 2011.
 
85.    Picked up by Hawaairfan’s Blog, March 10, 2011.

84.    Picked up by Islamic Society of Western Massachuttes, March 10, 2011.

83.    Picked up by IRQA.ca , March 10, 2011.

82.    Picked up by National Council of Churches, March 10, 2011.

81.    Picked up by Arab American Institute, March 9, 2011.

80.    Picked up by Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, March 9, 2011.

79.  Shoulder to Shoulder Statement (ISNA): “National Faith Leaders Protest to Protest Anti-Muslim Hearings,” March 9, 2011.

78.  The Huffington Post: “Torture, Collective Bargaining and Getting Our Own House in Order,” by Lillian Daniel, March 9, 2011.

77.  Federal News Service: “Transcript: PRESS CONFERENCE WITH "SHOULDER-TO-SHOULDER: AN INTERFAITH COALITION," March 9, 2011.

76.    Picked up by People for the American Way, “Letter opposing House Homeland Security Committee Hearing on March 10,” March 7, 2011.

75.  Warisacrime.org: “54 Groups Condemn Congressional Hearings on ‘Radicalization’ of Muslims,” March 8, 2011.

74.  LoHud.com: “Hearing on Muslim ‘Radicalization’ Draws Interest by the Day,” by Gary Stern, March 8, 2011.

73.  Daily Kos: “Religious Opposition to Islamophobia: News Releases," March 8, 2011.

72.  Omss Islam (blog): “New Resources Online for Torture Awareness Month,” March 5, 2011.

71.  Robin Kirk (blog): “Toward a Moral Consensus Against Torture,” by Robin Kirk, March 4, 2011.

70.  Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations: “Plenary V, AIW 4: Stop U.S.-Sponsored Torture: A Religious Call to Action,” by Linda Gustitus, March 4, 2011.

69.  St. Ignatius Loyola (Bulletin): “Advocate: The National Religious Campaign Against Torture,” March 4, 2011.

68.  Divinity Magazine (Duke Divinity School): “Seeking ‘Consensus Against Torture,’” Winter 2011 (added March 2, 2011).

67.  Duke Today: “Inter-faith Conference Seeks to Build Moral Consensus Against Torture,” March 1, 2011.

February

66.  Metro Lutheran: “When Wars Come, May Lutherans Pick and Choose?," by Charles P. Lutz, February 26, 2011.

65.  First Universalist Church of Minneapolis: “A Weekend of Human Rights,” February 25, 2011.

64.  Bill’s ‘Faith Matters’ Weblog: “Are U.S. Prisoners Tortured?,” by Bill Tammeus, February 25, 2011.

63.  The State (LTE): “Independent Probe of Torture Needed,” February 24, 2011, by Andrew Irwin.

62.  Kennan Institute for Ethics: “Inter-Faith Conference: Toward a Moral Concensus Against Torture,” February 24, 2011.

61.  Daily Kos: “Religious Liberals- Who’s Already Active?,” February 21, 2011.

60.  The Beautitudes Society: “Towards a Moral Consensus Against Torture,” February 18, 2011.

59.  North Carolina Council of Churches: “Sojourner’s Blog on Anti-Torture Conference,” by Aleta Payne, February 18, 2011.

58.    Picked up by The Pulp.it: “Mass torture in America,” by Lance Tapley, February 19, 2011.
 
57.  MercatorNet.com: “Mass torture in America,” by Lance Tapley, February 17, 2011.

56.  Sojourners: God’s Politics: “Come Together to Combat Torture,” by Becky Garrison, February 16, 2011.
 
55.    Picked up by Topix: “Looks Like Rumsfeld OK with Passing the Buck,” by Fr. Russ Carmichael, February 16, 2011.

54.  The Day (LTE): “Looks Like Rumsfeld OK with Passing the Buck,” by Fr. Russ Carmichael, February 16, 2011.
 
53.  Church of the Brethren (Blog): “Newsline,” by Cheryl Brumbaugh-Cayford, February 16, 2011.

52.  Duluth News Tribune: “National view: Stigma of US-sponsored torture hangs over nation,” by The Rev. Canon Peg Chemberlin, February 15, 2011.

51.  Power News Network: “NRCAT Demands Rumsfeld and U.S. Government Take Responsibility for Abu Ghraib,” by L.J. Rouge, February 14, 2011.

50.  Roanoke Times: “Giving Birth in Chains,” by Heather Rice, February 14, 2011.

49.  Daily Kos: “On the Invisibility of the Religious Left,” February 11, 2011.

48.  Blog for Change: “Anti-Torture Protest at Rumsfield’s Book Tour Launch,” February 10, 2011.

47.  San Ramon Valley Times (LTE): “Unacceptable,” by Ron and Linda Elsdon, February 10, 2011.

46.    Picked up by Warisacrime.org: “High Spirited Demonstrators in Philadelphia Protested Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld,” February 13, 2011.

45.  Philadelphia Daily News: “Rumsfeld Pushes Book in Philly; Few Protesters Push Back,” by Jan Ransom, February 10, 2011.

44.  Church of the Brethren Newsline: “The National Religious Campaign Against Torture,” February 9, 2011.

43.  Tikkun Magazine: “Rumsfeld Passes the Buck – A Faith Leader Responds,” February 8, 2011.

42.  Duke Divinity School: “Toward a Moral Consensus Against Torture,” February 7, 2011.

41.  Barnard College: “Created in God’s Image: Intersections of Judaism, Gender and Human Rights,” February 3, 2011.

40.  The New Evangelical Partnership for the Common Good: “Descrating the Sancity of Life: Shackling Women Prisoners During Childbirth,” by Heather Rice, February 2, 2011

39.  TASSC International (Blog): “TASSC International Hosts U.N. Special Rapporteur on Torture,” February 3, 2011.

38.  Tampa Bay Examiner: “February 2011 Activities for Freethinkers,” by Jennifer Hancock, February 2, 2011.

37.  Greenville Online (LTE): “Congress Could End Torture for Good,” by Andy Irwin, February 2, 2011.

36.      Picked up by Disciples Center (Blog): “Interfaith Anti-Torture Coaltion Responds to Events in Egypt,” February 1, 2011.

35.  National Catholic Reporter: “National Religious Campaign Against Torture on Egypt Situation,” by Thomas Fox, February 1, 2011.

34.  PA Council of Churches: “Support the Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture (OPCAT),” (NRCAT reprint) by Sandra Strauss, February 1, 2011.

33.    First Congregational Church of Sheffield: “National Religious Campaign Against Torture,” January 31, 2011.

January

32.  Santa Fe New Mexican (LTE): “Torture’s Never Right,” by Bob Gaines, January 29, 2011.

31.  Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington, VA: “There is a Man Under that Hood- by Luke Nephew,” by Moya Marlene, January 28, 2011.

30.  ARLnow.com: “Del. Hope Proposes Bill to Unshackle Pregnant Inmates,” January 28, 2011.
 
29.  Law and Security Strategy (Blog): “My Interview with Mary Ellen O’Connell,” by Rob Grace, January 27, 2011.
 
28.  PA Council of Churches: “Toward a Moral Conscience Against Torture: A Gathering of Saints, Clergy, People of Conscience, and People of Faith,” (NRCAT reprint) by Sandra Strauss, January 27, 2011.

27.  Metropolitan Community Churches: “Christians to Rally in Support of Economic Justice and
Security for Women and Families
,” January 26, 2011.
 
26.  World Organization for Human Rights: “Thanks to TASSC for Hosting Meeting with UN Speical Rapporteur,” by Theresa Harris, January 25, 2011.

25.  North Carolina Council of Churches: “Anti-Torture Conference,” by David LaMotte, January 24, 2011.

24.  TAASC: “TASSC Hosts U.N. Special Rapporteur on Torture,” January 24, 2011.

23.  Youngstown Catholic Worker Initiative: “Roundtable: Human Dignity and Abuse/Torture,” January 22, 2011.

22.  Collateral Damage: “End Torture Now!” by Alexander Cockburn, January 21, 2011.

21.  Justice Matters: "Faith-Based, Anti-Torture Group Commemorates Anniversary of Executive Order Halting Torture,” January 20, 2011.

20.  Rabbis for Human Rights: “Two Years Later: Ending Torture and Closing Guantanamo,” by Rabbi Rachel Kahn-Troster, January 20, 2011.

19.  Twin Cities Daily Planet (LTE): “Commemorate the Executive Order Halting Torture,” by Cheryl Steeves, January 19, 2011.

18.    Picked up by Islamic News Daily: “Americans Face Guantanamo-Like Torture Everyday in a Super-Max Prison Near You,” by Lance Tapley, January 22, 2011.

17.    Picked up by Rational Review Newsletter (Blog): “Americans Face Guantanamo-Like Torture Everyday in a Super-Max Prison Near You,” by Lance Tapley, January 19, 2011.
 
16.    Picked up by The Real Cost of Prisons Weblog (Blog): “Americans Face Guantanamo-Like Torture Everyday in a Super-Max Prison Near You,” by Lance Tapley, January 19, 2011.

15.    Picked up by Break the Chains (Blog): “Americans Face Guantanamo-Like Torture Everyday in a Super-Max Prison Near You,” by Lance Tapley, January 19, 2011.

14.  AlterNet: “Americans Face Guantanamo-Like Torture Everyday in a Super-Max Prison Near You,” by Lance Tapley, January 18, 2011.

13.  Global Rights: “The American Way of Torture, Continued,” By Alexander Cockburn, January 14, 2011.

12.  PA Council of Churches: “Multi-Religious Campaign Against Anti-Muslim Bigotry Seeking a Director—Deadline January 18,” by Sandra Strauss, January 14, 2011. 

11.  The Fashion World: “Torture is a Moral Issue,” January 14, 2011.

10.  CounterPunch: ”Ending U.S.-Sponsored Torture Forever,”by Joann Wypijewski, January 14, 2011.

9.  PA Council of Churches: “Urge the New Congress to End Torture Permanently,” (NRCAT reprint) by Sandra Strauss, January 14, 2011.
 
8.  The Register-Guard: “It’s Time to Find the Truth about Government’s Use of Torture,” by Lorne Bostwick and David Leslie, January 12, 2011.
 
7.  Duke Divinity School: “Toward a Moral Consensus against Torture,” January 9, 2011.

6.  The New Evangelical Partnership for the Common Good: “’Us’ and ‘Them’”, by Heather Rice, January 7, 2011.

5.  Faith in Action: “Ecumenical Advocacy Days,” January 7, 2011.

4.  PA Council of Churches: “NRCAT Applauds Formation of Task Force on Detainee Treatment—Take Action," (NRCAT reprint) by Sandra Strauss, January 5, 2011.

3.  LA Quaker (Blog): “Santa Monica Friends Oppose Torture in our Prisons and Abroad,” by Anthony Manousos, January 5, 2011.

2.  PA Council of Churches: “Work to Close Guantanamo; Celebrate NRCAT’s 5th Anniversary,” (NRCAT reprint) by Sandra Strauss, January 5, 2011.

1.  Richmond Times-Dispatch: "Panel on detainee treatment is good news," by Jonathan Barton, January 2, 2011.


 

 
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