NRCAT on the Net: 2012

NRCAT on the Net: News, Blogs, & Web Sightings  2012

Featured Articles:

New York Daily News: "A Decade of Gitmo, A Decade of Shame: We Must Close This Symbol of Torture," January 11, 2012, by Morris Davis and Rev. Richard Killmer, NRCAT's Executive Director.

Chicago Tribune: "Chicago's Ban on Torture Should Spur Others to Act Too," January 25, 2012, by Sister Benita Coffey

Richmond Times Dispatch: "Bill to Limit Shackling of Pregnant Inmates Draws Support ," February 11, 2012, by Jim Nolan 

Rockbridge Weekly and The Alleghany Journal: "Letter: Citizens 'Disappointed' by Cline's Alleged Misrepresentations," March 30, 2012, by James V. Huebner, M.D.

The Portland Press Herald: "Maine 'Voices: Solitary Confinement is Not Good for Prison Inmates -- or Anyone Else,'" April 3, 2012, by Rev. Richard Killmer, NRCAT's Executive Director 

The State-Journal Register: "Heather Rice: Close Tamms, Limit Use of Solitary Confinement," April 3, 2012, by Heather Rice

ACLU Blog: "Solitary Confinement: Torture in Your Backyard," April 4, 2012, by Rev. Richard Killmer


December

567. This & That: “Event of Interest,” December 29, 2012. 

566. La Times: “LTE: Torture’s Toll,” by Peter Laarman, December 23, 2012. 

565. Religion Dispatches: “Undercover-ed Religion: 13 Stories That Went Missing in 2012,” by Peter Laarman, December 21, 2012. 

564. The Hill’s Congress Blog: “Zero Dark Thirty: Good Movie, Bad Facts,” by Matt Hawthorne, December 21, 2012. 

563. Rock Spring UCC: “National Religious Campaign Against Torture,” December 17, 2012. 

562. Counter Punch: “Arrest All Torturers,” by Joe Giambrone, December 18, 2012. 

561. Thistledown: “About Federal Death Row Visit 2012,” by Hilary Christie, December 2012. 

560. One News Page: “An Auspicious Day,” by Rev. Richard L. Killmer, December 14, 2012. (Reposted from Huffington Post)

559. Pennsylvania Council of Churches: “An Auspicious Day,” by Rev. Richard L. Killmer, December 14, 2012. (Reposted from Huffington Post)

558. The Huffington Post: “An Auspicious Day,” by Rev. Richard L. Killmer, December 14, 2012. 

557. Arizona Daily Star: “Ariz. Prison Reform, Trend of Privatization Focus of Talk,” by Betty Feinberg and Mike Maharry, December 13, 2012. 

556. Generous Orthodoxy: “Ruminations: Torture porn: Zero Dark Thirty,” by Fleming Rutledge, December 11, 2012. 

555. Fayetteville Observer: “Tell Public the Truth about Torture,” by Dale A. Rice, December 11, 2012. 

554. Star News Online: “We Need Accountability on U.S.-sponsored Torture,” by Dale A. Rice, December 11, 2012. 

553. Times Dispatch: “McKee: We need to know the truth about torture,” by David McKee, December 9, 2012. 

552. Global Religion: “Anti-Torture Delegation Meets with White House Staff,” December 8, 2012. 

551. Missionary Oblates JPIC: “December 10: Celebrate ‘Human Rights Day’,” December 8, 2012. 

550. San Francisco Chronicle: “High Price of Solitary Confinement,” by Sarah Shourd, December 8, 2012. 

549. United Church of Christ (UCC): “UCC Against Torture” 

548. The Queens Courier: “Human Rights Are For Everyone,” Event for December 8, 2012. 

547. Rabbis For Human Rights – North America: “Event ‘The Important of Human Rights Day in Today’s World, A Webinar With Juan Mendez,’” Event for December 6, 2012. 

546. General Board of Church & Society: “A reflection on Human Rights Day,” by Paz Artaza-Regan, December 5, 2012. 

545. Sisters of Charity of Nazareth: “Action Alert – Human Rights Day,” December 4, 2012.

544. Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism: “Anti-Torture Meeting at White House,” by Sean Thibault, December 3, 2012. 

543. Education for Justice: “First Sunday of Advent,” Human Rights Day materials. December 2, 2012. 

542. The Virginian-Pilot: “Potential end to barbaric practice,” December 2, 2012.

November

541. Disciples Center for Public Witness: “At the White House: Religious Leaders Call for an End to Torture,” November 30, 2012. 

540. UUSC: “UUSC Joins Anti-Torture Delegation in Meeting with White House Staff,” November 30, 2012. 

539. LA Quaker: “How to Become Part of the Interfaith Movement,” November 30, 2012. 

538. Picked up by Whittier Daily News: “End this Era of U.S.-Sponsored Torture,” by Rev. Edwin Bacon, November 30, 2012. (Repost from Pasadena Star-News)

537. Picked up by San Gabriel Valley Tribune: “End this Era of U.S.-Sponsored Torture,” by Rev. Edwin Bacon, November 30, 2012. (Repost from Pasadena Star-News) 

536. Pasadena Star-News: “End this Era of U.S.-Sponsored Torture,” by Rev. Edwin Bacon, November 30, 2012.

535. Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism: “The NDAA and the Struggle to Close Guantanamo,” by Benny Witkovsky, November 28, 2012.

534. Washington Peace Center: “NRCAT: Discussion on Solitary Confinement in Virginia,” by mviolano, November 29, 2012.

533. Prison Path: “Pregnant Prison Inmates – Shackle or No Shackles,” November 28, 2012.

532. ISNA: “ISNA President Imam Magid Participates in NRCAT delegation,” November 28, 2012.

531. Church of the Brethren: “General Secretary Joins NRCAT Delegation to White House,” November 28. 2012.

530. Human Rights Watch: “US: Obama Should Veto NDAA if it Restricts Guantanamo Detainee Transfers” November 27, 2012.

529. ACLU: “Letter to President Obama: Closing Guantanamo,” November 27, 2012.

528. Sun Journal: “Public Must Have True, Credible Information,” by Marc Mutty, November 18, 2012.

527. Amnesty International: “Solitary Confinement in Virginia,” Event on December 3, 2012.

526. Virginia Sheriff Association: “Virginia Board of Corrections Adopts Jail Standards to Address Concerns on the Restraint of Pregnant Prisoners,” November 26, 2012.

525. The Washington Post: “Virginia Weighs Ban on Some Restraints for Pregnant Inmates,” by Errin Haines, November 25, 2012.

524. Bill of Rights Defense Committee: “Grassroots News-Chicago, IL: Art Exhibit Addresses Torture,” October/November Issue.

523. International Business: “In Virginia, Pregnant Prisoners Will No Longer Be Shackled During Childbirth,” by Ashley Portero, November 21, 2012.

522. Connection Newspapers: “Arlington Bulletin Board: Nov. 21, 2012,” November 19, 2012.

521. Little River United Church of Christ: “Impact of Solitary Confinement,” edited by Hubert E. Beckwith, November 19, 2012.

520. ACLU: “Diverse Coalition Pleased with Board of Corrections Approval of Regulations Restricting Restraints on Pregnant Inmates,” November 19, 2012.

519. Prison Photography: “Views from Solitary: Prisoners’ Imaginations Made Real By Activists’ Photographs,” November 19, 2012.

518. Dogma and Geopolitics: “Bonnie Kerness: Pioneer in the Struggle Against Solitary Confinement,” by Moorbey, November 18, 2012.

517. Daily Breeze: “Jerry Stinson: Report on Torture Must Be Made Public to Americans,” by Jerry Stinson, November 17, 2012. (Repost from the Daily News)

516. Press – Telegram: “Jerry Stinson: Report on Torture Must Be Made Public to Americans,” by Jerry Stinson, November 17, 2012. (Repost from the Daily News)

515. Daily News: “Jerry Stinson: Report on Torture Must Be Made Public to Americans,” by Jerry Stinson, November 17, 2012.

514. PAChurchesAdvocacy: “Urge the President to Sign the Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture,” by S Strauss, November 16, 2012.

513. Christian Church – Disciples of Christ: “Watkins Joins Other Leaders to Congratulate New President,” news release on November 14, 2012.

512. University of Minnesota: “Strategic Convening on Solitary Confinement Highliights the Work of Activists Nationwide,” by Whitney Taylor, November 14, 2012.

511. Archdiocese of Miami: “Archbishop Wenski on Torture and the Truth,” by Thomas Wenski, November 14, 2012. (Repost from Miami Herald)

510. Bangor Daily News: “Sen. Snowe Can Stand for Truth and Decency, Vote to Make Results of Torture Investigation Public,” by Rev. Jill Saxby, November 14, 2012.

509. Chicago Artists Resource: “Photo Requests from Solitary: Exhibition and Discussion,” by Tamms Year Ten, November 17, 2012.

508. Amnesty International, Arlington Chapter: “Solitary Confinement in Virginia,” Event on December 3.

507. Baltimore Nonviolence Center: “Baltimore Activist Alert – Part 1,” by Max Obuszewski, November 13, 2012.

506. The Miami Herald: “Archbishop Wenski on Torture and the Truth,” by Thomas Wenski, November 13, 2012.

505. Virginia CURE: “Solitary Confinement Conference,” November 10, 2012.

504. Nation Inside: “Program on Virginia’s Use of Solitary Confinement,” by Advocare November 10, 2012.

503. Isenberg Institute of Strategic Satire: “Anti-Torture Psychologists Respond to Attack from APA Division Chief,” by Jeff Kaye, November 10, 2012.

502. School of the Art Institute of Chicago: “Solitary Confinement & Human Rights: An Evening of American Stories,” by John Eding, November 9, 2012.

501. Uri L'Tzedek Prison Reform: “Uri L’Tzedek Yom Lyun on Prison Reform,” by Uri L'Tzedek, November 8, 2012.

500. JPIC Report: “Domestic Human Rights Updates: Campaign Against Torture,” by George Kombe Ngolwe, Fall/Winter 2012.

499. Solitary Watch: “Bonnie Kerness: Pioneer in the Struggle Against Solitary Confinement,” by Lance Tapley, November 8, 2012.

498. Psychology Today: “Ethics First: A Response to Our Critics,” by Roy Eidelson, November 8, 2012.

497. Invictus: “Anti-Torture Psychologists Respond to Attack from APA Division Chief,” November 7, 2012.

496. United Methodist Homes: “New Resources Dispelling Myths and Stereotypes About American Muslims Released by Interfaith Alliance and the Religious Freedom Education Project,” by Interfaith Alliance, November 6, 2012.

495. Unitarian Universalists for Social Justice: “Explore Virginia’s Use of Solitary Confinement,” by CSnavely, Novemer 5, 2012.

494. Positive Universe:"Solitary Confinement & Human Rights: An Evening of American Stories, '2012-11-05 Headlines'," November 5,2012. (Repost from WBEZ 91.5)

493. Schema-Root: “Solitary Confinement & Human Rights: An Evening of American Stories,” November 9 Event. (Repost from WBEZ 91.5)

492. Chicago Reader: “Solitary Confinement & Human Rights: An Evening of American Stories,” November 9 Event. (Repost from WBEZ 91.5)

491. WBEZ91.5: “Solitary Confinement & Human Rights: An Evening of American Stories,” November 4, 2012 for November 9 event.

490. WBEZ91.5: “Photo Requests from Solitary: Display and Discussion,” Event on November 17, 2012.

489. General Board of Church & Society of the United Methodist Church: “Human Rights Day Dec. 10, Shining a Light on Torture,” November 2, 2012.

October

488. Coalition for an Ethical Psychology: “Coalition Response to Letter from APA’s Division 42 Board,” by Roy Eidelson, October 31, 2012.

487. Blogspot: “Human Rights Day: Worship Material,” by Linda Joy Adams, October 31, 2012.

486. Church of the Brethren: “Brethren Bits Action Alert,” October 31, 2012.

485. Uganda Muslim Brothers and Sisters: “Hamza Kyeyune Interviews the Deputy Secretary in Charge of Public Affairs at the White House, Mr. Mike Hammer, on Radio Bilal FM,” October 28, 2012.

484. Peace Ability: “Torture in America,” October 29, 2012. (Repost from Church of the Brethren’s Peace Witness Ministries)

483. Churches of Southern Virginia: “Speaker at St. Andrew’s, Norfolk, Forum Offers Insight and Information for Those Involved in Prison Ministry,” October 28, 2012.

482. Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism: “Tell the President: Sign the Optional Protocols to the Convention Against Torture,” by Benny Witkovsky, October 26, 2012.

481. Whittier Daily News: “Clergy Forum: Torture Should Never Be an Option for Our Armed Forces,” by Dr. Glen Stassen and Rev. Jerald Stinson, October 25, 2012.

480. Sisters of Charity of Nazareth: “Weekly Justice Highlights,” October 24, 2012.

479. School of the Americas Watch (SOA Watch): “Workshop List for November Vigil 2012,” October 20, 2012.

478. Islamic Society of Western Massachusetts (ISWM): “Dispelling Myths and Stereotypes about American Muslims,” October, 16, 2012. (Repost from Interfaith Alliance)

477. Unitarian Universalists for Social Justice: “October News,” by Terry Ellen, October 15, 2012.

476. Unitarian Universalists for Social Justice: “Human Rights Day Weekend,” by CSnavely, October 15, 2012.

475. The American Muslim: “Public Transportation Ads: To Hate or Not to Hate,” by Sheila Musaji, October 15, 2012.

474. United Methodist Women: “United Methodist Women Takes New York Subway Ad to Washington Metro” by Leigh Rogers, October 11, 2012.

473. Murphy Initiative: “Human Rights Day Bulletin,” October 12, 2012.

472. Congregation de Notre-Dame: “Peace & Justice News,” by Sr. Rose Mary Sullivan, CND, October 14, 2012.

471. Ekklesia: “US ‘New Evangelicals’ Reject Religious Right Presidential Agenda,” October 13, 2012. (Repost from Religion News Service)

470. Religion Newswriters: “As Presidential Race Tightens, New Evangelicals Defend Family Planning,” October 12, 2012. (Repost from Religion News Service)

469. Religion News Service: “As Presidential Race Tightens, New Evangelicals Defend Family Planning,” October 12, 2012.

468. The American Muslim: “Americans Support Tolerance and Reject Hate,” by Sheila Musaji, October 12, 2012.

467. The American Muslim: “What is the Truth about American Muslims?: Questions and Answers,” October 11, 2012. (Repost from Interfaith Alliance)

466. Interfaith Alliance: “What is the Truth about American Muslims?,” October 11, 2012.

465. Midwest Coalition for Human Rights: “Event announcement: Solitary Confinement & Human Rights,” October 11, 2012.

464. Daily News: “The Hellish Cruelty of Life in ‘The Hole’,” by Walter F. Higgins, October, 11, 2012.

463. Midwest Coalition for Human Rights: “Strategic Convening on Solitary Confinement and Human Rights,” October 9, 2012.

462. ACLU Blog: “NY State Council of Churches Joins Faith Voices Condemning Longterm Solitary,” by Rev. Dr. Robert A. White, October 9, 2012.

461. Daily News: “Readers sound off on a T-shirt, the Romney romp and solitary confinement,” by Steve Hart, October 7, 2012.

460. The American Muslim: “New Guide on US Muslims To Be Released,” October 7, 2012.

459. Fat Lab Books: “Faith & Democracy Dictate that Torture is Wrong. CS Gazette. May 2012,” by Rev Roger Butts, October 4, 2012.

458. Herman’s House: “October Update,” October 2012.

457. First Amendment: “Groups produce guide on U.S. Muslims,” October 3, 2012.

456. Prison Legal News: “Solitary Confinement Subject to Unprecedented Congressional Hearing,” by Alex Friedmann, October 2012.

455. Interfaith Alliance: “Interfaith Alliance and Religious Freedom Education Project to Release Answers to Frequently Asked Questions on Religious Freedom and American Muslims,” October 2, 2012. 

September

454. The Roanoake Times: “A Vote to Expose Torture,” by Jonathan Barton, September 30, 2012. 

453. What’s New 2012 blog: “NRCAT’s Preventing Torture Everywhere Campaign Urges President Obama to Sign A New Treaty to Help End Torture,” September 20, 2012. 

452. Congressional Record: “Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy on the Foreign Prison Consitions Improvement Act of 2012,” by Patrick Leahy, September 20, 2012. 

451. The Shalom Center: “Torture? Again?! Romney Advisers Say Yes; Religious Communities Say NO,” by Rabbi Arthur Waskow, September 28, 2012.

450. Sh’ma – A Journal of Jewish Ideas: “S Blog: Solitude,” by Rachel Kahn Troster, September 27, 2012. 

449. Arizona Daily Star: “Guest Column: Americans Have A Right to See Senate Report on ‘Enhanced Interrogation’,” by Frederick Neidhardt, September 26, 2012. 

448. Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon Voice: “Is Solitary Confinement a Form of Torture?," Fall 2012 Issue, Vol. 42, No. 4. 

447. Tampa Bay Online: “Restoring Sacred Trust,” by Russell L. Meyer, September 19, 2012. 

446. Inforum: “Letter: We Need to Know What Was Done in Our Name,” by Rev Cody J. Schuler, September 22, 2012. 

445. Silobreaker: “Nightline Draws Attention to Being ‘Locked Up Alone’,” by Rev. Richard L. Killmer, September 22, 2012. (Repost from Huffington Post)

444. One News Page: “Nightline Draws Attention to Being ‘Locked Up Alone’,” by Rev. Richard L. Killmer, September 21, 2012. (Repost from Huffington Post)

443. Huffington Post: “Nightline Draws Attention to Being ‘Locked Up Alone’,” by Rev. Richard L. Killmer, September 21, 2012. 

442. The Mindanao Cross Global: “11 Years After 9/11: Amid ‘Never Forget’ Slogan, Religions Form Pro-peace Movement,” September 15, 2012. 

441. New York Activist Calendar: "Solitary Confinement: New York’s Hidden Problem," September 16, 2012. 

440. Tampa Bay Online: “Restoring Sacred Trust,” by Russell Meyer, September 19, 2012. 

439. Washington Post: “Prisoner’s Death Should Be Incentive to Close Guantanamo Prison,” by Moya Atkinson, September 14, 2012.

438. Bangor Daily News: “Truth Will Set You Free: Government Must Shine Light on Torture Practices,” by Marc Mutty, September 12, 2012. 

437. Orlando Sentinel: “My Word: Report On Torture Should Go Public,” by Kent Siladi, September 13, 2012. 

436. Silobreaker: “The NYT Got It Right: Torturers Must Be Held Accountable,” by Rev. Richard L. Killmer, September 7, 2012. (Repost from Huffington Post)

435. One News Page: “The NYT Got It Right: Torturers Must Be Held Accountable,” by Rev. Richard L. Killmer, September 9, 2012. (Repost from Huffington Post)

434. Pacific Free Press: “The Mean Spirit of the Law: Torture of Mumia Abu-Jamal Continues off Death Row – An interview with Bret Grote of Human Rights Coalition by Hans Bennett of Prison Radio,” September 10, 2012. 

433. The Peace and Justice Resource Center: “What Obama Said About the War,” by Tom Hayden, September 6, 2012. 

432. Abu Ghraib News: “The NYT Got It Right Torturers Must Be Held Accountable,” by Rev. Richard L. Killmer,  September 6, 2012. (Repost from Huffington Post)

431. Huffington Post: “The NYT Got It Right: Torturers Must Be Held Accountable,” by Rev. Richard L. Killmer, September 6, 2012. 

430. The Portland Press Herald: “Maine Voices: Americans Deserve the Truth About Torture Policies,” by Elisa Massimino and Richard Killmer, September 6, 2012.

429. OpEdNews: “Angola 3 Newsletter: How Do You Measure 40 Years?,” September 5, 2012. 

428. United for Peace of Pierce County: “Sept 5. In Seattle: What’s Next for the U.S. Anti-Torture Movement?,” September 1, 2012. (Repost from Washington State Religious Campaign Against Torture)

427. Christ Church Seattle: “Good News Brief-Common Good Café, Sept 5. Ending US Torture Forever,” September 2, 2012.(Repost from Washington State Religious Campaign Against Torture)

August

426. The New York Avenue Presbyterian Church: “Criminal Justice,” August 30, 2012. 

425. Real Change News: “Our Savior and Protector, Jack Bauer,” by Rev. Rich Lang, August 29, 2012. 

424. Arizona Star: “Talk Will Explore AZ’s Much-Criticized Prison System,” by Betty Feinberg Academy Village Volunteer, August 30, 2012. 

423.Fellowship of Reconciliation: “Sept. 5 in Seattle: What’s Next for the U.S. Anti-Torture Movement?,” August 29, 2012.  (Repost from Washington State Religious Campaign Against Torture)

422. Amnesty International Seattle: “Sept 5. In Seattle: What’s Next for the U.S. Anti-Torture Movement?,” August 27, 2012. (Repost from Washington State Religious Campaign Against Torture)

421. Transcend Media Service: “Protecting Psychologists Who Harm: The APA’s Latest Wrong Turn,” by Roy Eidelson, August 25, 2012. 

420. Washington State Religious Campaign Against Torture: “Sept. 5 in Seattle: What’s Next for the U.S. Anti-Torture Movement?,” August 24, 2012.

419. Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington, VA: “Adoption of Report on Investigation into CIA interrogations and CIA Torture Needs Our Support!,” by Moya Atkinnson, August 21, 2012.

418. Texas Civil Rights Review: “Some History of Solitary Confinement in America,” by Nick Braune, August 21, 2012. 

417. Gaithersburg Patch: “Film-Solitary Confinement: 'Torture in your Backyard',” the St Rose of Lima Catholic Church, August 19, 2012.

416. Ventura County Star: “El Salvador Kidnapping Victim to Speak at Film Showing,” by Georgina Bridger, August 15, 2012. 

July

415. Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns: “Torture: End Prolonged Solitary Confinement,” by Ainsley Rossitto, July-August newsletter. 

414. Suburban, Greater Media Newspapers: “Talk to Focus on ‘Is Torture Justified’,” July 31, 2012. 

413. PA Churches Advocacy: “Short Video on Solitary Confinement,” by S. Strauss, July 19, 2012. 

412. Critical Thinking and Philosophy Forum, “Personality Café”, “Consign Bush’s ‘Torture Memos’ to History,” by Morris D. Davis, July 31, 2012. (Repost from L.A. Times)

411. No More Crusades: “Consign Bush’s ‘Torture Memos’ to History,” by Morris D. Davis, July 30, 2012. (Repost from L.A. Times)

410. Faith in Public Life: “Consign Bush’s ‘Torture Memos’ to History,” by Morris D. Davis, July 30, 2012. (Repost from L.A. Times)

409. St. Louis Today: “Consign Bush’s ‘Torture Memos’ to History,” by Morris D. Davis, July 30, 2012. (Repost from L.A. Times)

408.The News Tribune: “Consign Bush’s ‘Torture Memos’ to History,” by Morris D. Davis, July 30, 2012. (Repost from L.A. Times)

407. LA Times: “Consign Bush’s ‘Torture Memos’ to History,” by Morris D. Davis, July 30, 2012. (Repost from L.A. Times)

406. Right Side of Lowell: “Tenth Anniversay-Torture Memo,” by CR Krieger, July 30, 2012.

405. Read Periodicals: “Interfaith Groups Urge End to Solitary Confinement,” July 25, 2012. (Repost of the Religious News Service)

404. Office of Public Witness: “An Update and Reflection on Solitary Confinement in U.S. Prisons,” July 20, 2012. 

403. The Tennessean: “Solitary Confinement is Inhumane, Has No Redeeming Purpose,” by Steven D. Martin, July 20, 2012. 

402. The Virginian-Pilot: “The Danger of Solitary Confinement,” by Bill Mefford, July 15. 

401. Baltimore Sun: “Solitary Confinement is Overused,” by Suzanne O’Hatnick, July 14, 2012. 

400. Cathedral of Hope: “July Newsletter – Justice Committee to Host Summer Film Festival,” July 14, 2012. 

399. Ad Seg News: “Solitary Confinement Hurts More Than It Helps,” by John Elford, July 13, 2012. (Repost from the Statesman)

398. Statesman: “Elford: Solitary Confinement Hurts More Than It Helps,” by John Elford, July 13, 2012. 

397. ACLU Blog of Rights: “Presbyterians Speak Out Against Solitary Confinement,” by R. Ward Holder and Debbie Dyslin, July 13, 2012. 

396. Odyssey Networks: “The Origins of Solitary Confinement,” July 12, 2012. 

395. Sojourners God’s Politics Blog: “Is Solitary Confinement a Moral Punishment?” July 12, 2012. (Repost of Odyssey Network Video)

394. Odyssey Network: VIDEO: “Solitary Confinement: A Question of Morals,” July 12, 2012. 

393. Presbytery of Western New York: “Presbytery of Western New York E-Newsletter: July 10, 2012 - International Day in Support of Victims of Torture,” July 10, 2012. 

392. TASSC: “2012 Survivor Week a Success!,” July 10, 2012.

391. Fairfax Freedom Farm: “DC March Against Torture, Guantanamo & the NDAA,” July 9, 2012. 

390. Rockford Register Star: “Guest column: Tamms ‘Supermax’ Prison in Illinois Was A Mistake,” by Linda J. Gustitus, July 9, 2012. 

389. American Ramadan: “Christian Fasting for Change: Protesting Solitary Confinement,” July 7, 2012. 

388. The Portland Press Herald: “Americans Should Demand Release of Report on Torture,” by Rev. Jill Saxby, July 7, 2012. 

387. Bangor Daily News: “Wednesday, July 4, 2012: Solitary confinement…” LTE by Jill Saxby, July 3, 2012. 

386. The Portland Phoenix: “Maine a model for solitary-confinement reform,” by Lance Tapley, July 3, 12. 

June

385. KSDK: “Demonstration to Be Held to Take Stance Against Torture,” June 29, 2012. 

384. Times of Trenton, Letters to the Editor: “Wake Up to Reality of Government-sponsored Torture,” by Judith Weiss, June 28, 2012. 

383. People’s Law Office: “Jon Burge Convicted Two Years Ago Today,” June 28, 2012. 

382. Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism: “Working to End Solitary Confinement,” by David Bloom, June 27, 2012. 

381. Huffington Post: “The D.C. March Against Torture, Guantanamo and Indefinite Detention,” by Rev. Richard Killmer, June 27, 2012. 

380. Youtube: “Dallas Says No To Torture,” June 27, 2012.

379. War Criminals Watch Events: “Doctors of the Dark Side,” June 26, 2012. 

378. Witness: “Talking about Torture,” by Jordan Denari, June 26, 2012. 

377. ROUNDTABLE Association of Catholic Social Action Directors: "July Roundup: News from Around the Country," June 26, 2012.

376. Along the Graybeard Trail: “June 26 Tweet-in to Stop Torture,” June 26, 2012 

375. Christian Post: “Interfaith Leaders Fast to Protest 'Torture' Prisoners Endure in Solitary Confinement,” by Katherine Weber, June 26, 2012. 

374. ACLU Blog of Rights: " Please Tweet for Torture Awareness," by Allie Bohm, June 25, 2012. 

373. Church of the Brethren: “Action Alert: Speak out Against Torture,” June 25, 2012. 

372. TIME Ideas: “It’s Time To End Solitary Confinement in U.S. Prisons,” by Adam Cohen, June 25, 2012. 

371. Rights Working Group: “DC March Against Torture, Guantanamo & NDAA – Coalition Demonstration,” June 24, 2012.

370. The Pilgrim: “June is Torture Awareness Month,” by Dale Whitney, June 24, 2012. 

369. Center of Concern at 40 – Seeing the World Anew: “June Lectionary,” June 24, 2012. 

368. CNN: “CNN Sunday Morning 8am ET hour,” June 2012.

367. ABA Rule of Law Initiative: “Russian Representatives of Civil Society and Prison-Oversight Commissions Conduct a US Study Tour,” June 23, 2012.

366. The Advocate (Baton Rouge, LA): "Religion Briefs for June 23, 2012: Solitary Confinement Opponents Speak out,” June 23, 2012. 

365. Pilgrims, Patriots and Prophets: “Stop Torture Sunday. And Every Day.,” by Samantha A. Peetros, June 23, 2012. 

364. Baltimore Nonviolence Center: “March Against Torture,” by Max Obuszewski , June 23, 2012. 

363. The Washington Examiner: “Credo: Richard Killmer,” by Liz Essley, June 23, 2012. 

362. Huffington Post: “An Apology the United States Must Make,” by Rev. Richard Killmer and Suzanne Nossel, June 22, 2012.

361. Chicago Sun-Times: “Time for Apology in Burge Cases,” by G. Flint Taylor, June 22, 2012. 

360. Islamic Society of North America: “ISNA Representative Joins Faith Leaders to Discuss Opposition to Prolonged Solitary Confinement,” June 22, 2012.

359. NH Insider: “NH Church Council News June 2012,” June 22, 2012 

358. The Courier-Journal: "Support Bill to Ban Indefinite Detention," By Don Smith, June 22, 2012. 

357. The Tennessean: “Support Bill to Ban Indefinite Detention,” by Don Smith, June 22, 2012. 

356. Flashpoints (audio interview): “Flashpoints Daily Newsmag 06-21-12. Discussion on torture,” June 21, 2012. 

355. Faith in Action: “End Barbaric Confinement,” by Wayne Rhodes, June 21, 2012.

354. Break Point, Prison Fellowship: “A Clean Version of Hell,” by Megan Schultz, June 21, 2012. 

353. Anglican Journal: “Interfaith Fast Protests Solitary Confinement,” by Diana Swift, June 21, 2012. 

352. The Church Report: “Faith Leaders Urge Congress to End Solitary Confinement,” by Chris Lisee, June 21, 2012. (Repost of the Religious News Service) 

351. The Charlotte Observer: “Interfaith Group Seeks End to Solitary Confinement,” by Chris Lisee, June 21, 2012. (Repost of the Religious News Service) 

350. Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington, VA: “Historic Hearing on Prolonged Isolation in Prison,” by Mora Marlene Atkinson, June 21, 2012. 

349. Indybay: “Rally Against Torture, Guantanamo & NDAA,” June 20, 2012.

348. Parliament of Religions: “Interfaith Leaders Fast to Protest Solitary Confinement,” by Chris Lisee, June 20, 2012. (Repost of the Religious News Service). 

347. The Washington Post: “Interfaith Leaders Fast to Protest Solitary Confinement,” by Chris Lisee, June 20, 2012. (Repost of the Religious News Service).

346. The Christian Century: “Interfaith Leaders Fast to Protest Solitary Confinement,” by Chris Lisee, June 20, 2012. (Repost of the Religious News Service) 

345. The Interfaith Observer: "Interfaith Leaders Fast to Protest Solitary Confinement," by Chris Lisee, June 20, 2012. (Repost of the Religious News Service)

344. Religious News Service: “Interfaith Leaders Fast to Protest Solitary Confinement,” by Chris Lisee, June 20, 2012. 

343. 21st Century Quaker: “A Quaker Response to Torture,” by Margery Post Abbott, June 20, 2012. 

342. Huffington Post: “23-Hour Fast to End 23-Hour Solitary Confinement,” by Rev. Richard Killmer, June 19, 2012. 

341. Maine Council of Churches: “Testimony of Rev. Jill Job Saxby, Executive Director Maine Council of Churches Before the Senate Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Human Rights Hearing on Reassessing Solitary Confinement,” June 19, 2012. 

340. Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns: “Take Action to End Torture,” June 19, 2012. 

339. Islamic Shura Council of Southern California: “Newsletter Issue #191,” June 19, 2012. 

338. Free Speech Radio News: “Senate Convenes First Hearing on Solitary Confinement in US Prisons,” June 19, 2012. 

337. Amnesty International: Charlottesville-Group 157: “DC March Against Torture, Guantanimo, & The NDAA,” June 19, 2012. 

336. Santa Cruz Sentinel: “Tackling Torture,” by Jane Mccormick Crowley, June 19, 2012. 

335. PC (USA) Office of Public Witness: “Office of Public Witness Director Rev. Dr. J. Herbert Nelson II Leads Prayer Following First Ever Congressional Hearing on Solitary Confinement,” June 19, 2012. 

334. The Raw Story: “Solitary Confinement on Trial: Senators Consider Human Rights Issues in U.S. Prisons,” by Ryan Devereaux, June 19, 2012. (Repost of The Guardian)

333. The Guardian: “Solitary Confinement on Trial: Senators Hear From Experts on Prison Reform,” by Ryan Devereaux, June 19, 2012. 

332. Faith in Public Life “The Need to Restrict Prolonged Solitary Confinement,” by Pat Nolan and Rev Richard Killmer, June 19, 2012. (Repost from The Hill)

331. Human Rights Coalition: “HRC’s Report on Solitary Confinement Submitted to Senate Judiciary Subcommittee,” June 18, 2012. 

330. Physicians for Human Rights: “Take Action for Torture Awareness Month, 2012,” June 18, 2012. 

329. The Jewish Week: “Fasting to Protest Solitary Confinement,” by Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz, June 18, 2012. 

328. The Wingnut: “23 Hour Fast Against Solitary Confinement- and Rally and March Tomorrow!!,” June 18, 2012. 

327. The Nation: “Help Stop Torture,” by Peter Rothberg, June 18, 2012.

326. The Hill: “The Need to Restrict Prolonged Solitary Confinement,” by Pat Nolan and Rev. Rich Killmer, June 18, 2012. 

325. Br. David Darst Center: “Christ Has No Body on Earth Now but Yours,” by Ana, June 17, 2012. 

324. The New Evangelical Partnership for the Common Good: Muslim-Christian Dialogue: “23-Hour Fast for the ‘Last of These',” by Heather Rice, June 17, 2012. 

323. Church of St. Joan of Arc: “June is Torture Awareness Month,” in the Welcome, Wherever You Are Newsletter, June 17, 2012. 

322. Wordpress: “Hearings, Demonstrations, Demands: Very Important,” June 16, 2012. 

321. Diocese of San Jose: “Torture is an Intrinsic Evil,” June 15, 2012. 

320. PC (USA) Office of Public Witness: “23 Hour Fast to End 23 Hour Solitary Confinement,” June 15, 2012. 

319. Washington Peace Center: “March Against Torture,” June 15, 2012. 

318. General Board of Church & Society of the United Methodist Church: “Solitary Confinement Hearing,” by Wayne Rhodes, June 14, 2012. 

317. Lake Eerie Alliance for Democracy: “This & That ~ June 14, 2012,” June 14, 2012. 

316. Minnesota Alliance of Peacemakers: “June is Torture Awareness Month,” June 14, 2012. 

315. Council on American-Islamic Relations: “Action: Join the Rally Against Torture June 24 in D.C.,” June 14, 2012. 

314. Blogspot: “Remembering to Be Aware,” by Dr. Sheltie, June 14, 2012. 

313. Rock Spring Congregational United Church of Christ: “June is Torture Awareness Month,” June 2012.

312. International Business Times: “Solitary Confinement is Torture – And Morally Wrong,” by Heather Rice, June 13, 2012. 

311. Citizens for Prison Reform: “Exciting News – Senate Judiciary Subcommittee,” June 13, 2012 

310. Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington, VA: “Solitary Confinement Hearing June 19th,” by Barbara Johnson, June 13, 2012.

309. War is a Crime: “National Week of Action Against Torture – June 2012,” Repost of event, June 12, 2012. 

308. Denise Aday: “Dallas Says No To Torture,” by Denise Aday, June 12, 2012. 

307. The Roanoke Times: “Pick of the Day: Corrections' Policy Needs Outside Review,” by Rev. Jonathan Barton, June 11, 2012. 

306. PC (USA) Office of Public Witness: “June is Torture Awareness Month,” June 11, 2012. 

305. First Congregational Church of Sheffield: “National Religious Campaign Against Torture,” by Caitlin, June 10, 2012. 

304. Saint Thomas More: “Torture is a Moral Issue,” June 10, 2012. 

303. Maryknoll Affiliates Building Global Community: “Torture Awareness Month 2012,” by Elizabeth Begley, June 9, 2012. 

302. People’s Blog for the Constitution: “How You Can Stand Up Against Torture,” by Emily Odgers, June 8, 2012. 

301. Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate: Justice, Peace, & Integrity of Creation: “June is Torture Awareness Month,” June 8, 2012.

300. Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate JPIC: “June is Torture Awareness Month,” June 8, 2012 (News Page). 

299. Islamic Society of North America, “Join ISNA to Commemorate National Torture Awareness Month,” June 8, 2012. 

298. Niantic Community Church: “Tidings Newsletter June,” June 6, 2012. 

297. Our Lady of Angels Convent: “Franciscan Sisters Host Film on Torture: Public is Invited,” Sister Dominica LoBianco, June 7, 2012. 

296. Rabbis for Human Rights North America, “June 2012: Torture Awareness Month: Confronting a Culture of Torture,” June 7, 2012. 

295. NJ.com, “Opinion: Maher Arar, Torture, and the Soul of Our Nation,” by George Hunsinger, June 7, 2012. 

294. Interfaith Council for Peace and Justice:  “Editorial: Guest Commentary: The U.S. Owes an Apology to Tortured Traveler,” by William Alt, June 26, 2012. (Repost from Detroit Free Press)

293. Detroit Free Press. “Editorial: Guest Commentary: The U.S. Owes an Apology to Tortured Traveler,” by William Alt, June 7, 2012. 

292. General Board of Church and Society of the United Methodist Church: “Reckoning with Torture,” June 6, 2012. 

291. The Quest, Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Shelter Rock Bi-Weekly Newsletter: “June is Torture Awareness Month,” June 5, 2012.

290. CAIRtv: “Join the Rally Against Torture June 24 in D.C.,” by CAIR, June 5, 2012. 

289. Caring for Survivors of Torture: “Supporting Survivors of Torture in 2012,” by Ben Achtenberg, June 5, 2012. 

288. A common voice for Justice and Peace: "Bill Moyers' Program, Moyers & Company, Focuses on Reckoning With Torture,” June 4, 2012. 

287. Education for Justice: “Lectionary Reflections,” June 3, 2012 

286. Pax Christi Metro DC-Baltimore: “Just! News! Number 238, June 3, 2012,” June 3, 2012. 

285. Beaufort Observer Online: “For Love of God and Country,” June 3, 2012. 

284. Antiwar.com Newsletter: "Events," June 3, 2012 

283. "People’s Law Office Joins in Torture Awareness Month," June 2012. 

282. New York Daily News: "The Crime of Solitary Confinement," by Sister Marion Defeis, June 4, 2012. 

281. NorthJersey.com: "U.S. Owes Apologies for Mistakes in Its War Against Terror," by Rachel Kahn-Troster June 2, 2012. 

280. PA Churches Advocacy Blog: "National Week of Action on Torture," June 1, 2012. 

279. Greetings from Grace: "June is Torture Awareness Month," by Helma Lanyi, June 2, 2012. 

278. Newsletter - First Church of Christ in Mansfield: "Torture as a Moral Issue," June 2, 2012. 

277. Progressive Christian Channel: "Call to Action: A New Imagination for Justice in America," by Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove, June 2, 2012.

276. ACLU blog: "Why Rabbis Stand Against Long-Term Solitary Confinement," by Rachel Kahn-Troster, June 1, 2012. 

275. Baptist Peace Fellowship of North America: "Torture Awareness Month," June 1, 2012. 

274. Richmond Times-Dispatch: "Innocent Citizen Turned Torture Victim," by Jonathan Barton, June 1, 2012. 

273. Omni Center: "Omni Torture Awareness Month June Newsletter #1," by Dick Bennett, June 1, 2012. 

272. Viatorians: "June is Torture Awareness Month," Viatorian Community, June 1, 2012. 

271. Sitemason: "Torture Awareness Month Organizer Toolkit," by TASSC, June 2012. 

270. Illinois Coalition Against Torture: "A How to Guide: Getting an Anti-Torture Resolution Passed in Your City," by wordpress, June 2012. 

269. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: "Torture at Any Level is Immoral," by Randy Bush, June 1, 2012

May

268. The Legal Aid Society: "Sara Kerr Participates in Panel on Solitary Confinement," May 28, 2012.  

267. Swords into Plowshares: "Torture Awareness Month 2012," by Mark Koenig, May 28, 2012

266. Peacenews.org: "U.S. Owes Canada One Big Apology," by Bruce Barrett, May 30, 2012 (picked up from previous story – see #263)

265. The Guantanamo Blog: “Washington D.C. March Against Torture, Guantanamo, and the NDAA” May 23, 2012

264. Unitarian Universalists for Social Justice: “Help Make Anti-Torture Movie” May 21, 2012

263. New Haven Register: “U.S. owes Canada One Big Apology” by Bruce Barrett, May 29, 2012

262. Idaho Statesman: “Lou Landry and Rabbi Daniel B. Fink: Apologize to Victim and Take Steps to Prevent Torture” by Lou Landry and Rabbi Daniel B. Fink, May 27, 2012

261. Richmond Times Dispatch: "Don't Let Torturers Re-write History" by Stephen Long, May 28, 2012.  

260. Privacy SOS: “NATO 3 in Solitary Confinement” May 25, 2012 

259. Virginia Prison Watch: “Religious coalition responds to VA inmate hunger strike” May 25, 2012. (this story was picked up from NRCAT’s 5/23/12 press release)

258. Solitary Watch: “Virginia Prisoners in Solitary Confinement Launch Hunger Strike” by Sal Rodriguez, May 24, 2012 

257. New York Times: Taking Note Blog: “Will the U.S. ever apologize for torturing an innocent man?” by Andrew Rosenthal, May 25, 2012

256. San Gabriel Valley Tribune: “Apologies are more than words” by Ed Bacon, May 24, 2012. (picked up from previous story – see #255)

255. Pasadena Star News: “Apologies are more than words” by Ed Bacon, May 24, 2012

254. LFPress: “Petition calls for Obama to apologize to Maher Arar” May 23, 2012 (picked up from previous story – see #242)

253. Cnews: “Petition calls for Obama to apologize to Maher Arar” May 23, 2012. (picked up from previous story – see #242)

252. Al Arabiya: “U.S. rights groups demand apology from Obama to Muslim Canadian” May 24, 2012

251. Truthout: “Obama Might Want to Look Forward in 2012, but America's Torture Legacy Will Keep Staring Back” by Maria LaHood,  May 18, 2012

250. The 10th Amendment Center: “Pennsylvania Constable to Nullify NDAA and Patriot Act” May 21, 2012 (picked up from previous story – see #239)

249. Hammer of Truth: “PA constable to sign resolution opposing NDAA, PATRIOT Act” by Stephen VanDyke, May 22, 2012

248. Metro Toronto: “Human rights groups ask Obama to apologize to Arar” May 22, 2012

247. CBC News Ottowa: “Obama apology to Maher Arar sought by U.S. groups” May 22, 2012

246. Parliament Now: “US groups seek apology for Arar,” May 23, 2012

245. FreeJonny blog: “Closing the Doors” by Bonnie Matheny, May 23, 2012

244. Think Progress: “Rights Groups To U.S.: ‘Apology Is Now Long Overdue’ To Canadian Sent To Syria For Torture” by Ali Gharib, May 23, 2012

243. Huffington Post Canada: “More than 60,000 ask Barack Obama to apologize to Maher Arar” May 22, 2012 (picked up from previous story – see #238)  

242. Sun News: “Petition calls for Obama to apologize to Maher Arar” QMI Agency, May 23, 2012  

241. Winnipeg Free Press: “More than 60,000 people ask Barack Obama to apologize to Maher Arar” by The Canadian Press, May 22, 2012

240. Human Rights Now Blog: “Sorry Seems to be the Hardest Word” by Tom Parker, May 22, 2012.

239. Before It’s News: "Pennsylvania Constable to Nullify NDAA and Patriot Act” May 21, 2012   

238. CBC News: “Should the U.S. apologize to Maher Arar?” by Community Team, May 22, 2012

237. BARCAT: “Solitary Confinement: Torture in Your Backyard” May 22, 2012

236. The Toronto Star: “Barack Obama should apologize to Maher Arar, human rights groups say” by Josh Tapper, May 22, 2012

235. AidNews: “60,000 People Ask President Obama for Apology to Torture Victim Maher Arar” May 21, 2012.

234. Huff Po Impact: “An Apology to Maher Arar – Moving Beyond the Season of Fear” by Rev. Richard L. Killmer, May 21, 2012

233. Amnesty International: “60,000 People Demand Apology to Torture Victim Maher Arar from President Obama” May 21, 2012

232. The Nation: “Can Obama Say He’s Sorry?” by David Cole, May 21, 2012

231. The Oratory Church of St. Boniface: “Solitary Confinement: Torture in Your Backyard” posted May 20, 2012 

230. Center for Constitutional Rights: “60,000 People Ask President Obama for Apology to Torture Victim Maher Arar” May 21, 2012

229. Colorado Springs Gazette: “War’s a dangerous reality” by Robert Vegvary, May 16, 2012.

228. Common Dreams: “No Secret Why CIA is now Romanticizing “Harsh Interrogation” Techniques” by Robert Crawford, May 12, 2012 (picked up from previous story - see # 213)

227. LA Region Religious Campaign Against Torture: "Torture in Your Backyard Screening Event Invitation" posted May 11, 2012

226.World Can’t Wait: “There is no defense for torture” by Glenn L. Carle and Rev. Richard L. Killmer, May 11, 2012 (picked up from previous story - see #212)

225. Washington Post: “When torture can be justified” by Christopher H. Crane, May 12, 2012.

224. Deir Yassin Remembered: “Report on Beth Israel vigil 05-05-12” on May 7, 2012.

223. Press T.V.: “No secret why CIA is now romanticizing ‘harsh interrogation’ techniques” by Robert Crawford, May 13, 2012 (picked up from previous story - see #214)

222. The Cap Times: “Rev. Scott D. Anderson: What’s Wrong With Torture?” by Scott Anderson, May 11, 2012

221. St. Louis Post-Dispatch: “U.S. torture is immoral” by Rev. Richard L. Killmer, May 11, 2012

220. BARCAT eNews: “May 2012 eNews from Bay Area Religious Campaign Against Torture” May 6, 2012  

219. Arizona Daily Star: “Americans must face reality of torture” by Alison P. Nylund, May 8, 2012 

218. Jewish Journal: “Torture, war and Bin Laden: A Jewish Perspective” by Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz, May 8, 2012 (picked up from previous story - see #213)

217. Colorado Springs Gazette: “Guest Column: Faith and democracy dictate that torture is  wrong” by Roger Butts, May 8, 2012. 

216. Faith in Action Newsletter – United Methodist Board of Church and Society: “Torture Awareness Month” May 8, 2012. 

215. Associated Baptist Press: “Torturing the enemy, destroying ourselves” by Brian McLaren, May 8, 2012.  

214. The New Tribune: “Not secret why CIA is now romanticizing ‘harsh interrogation’ techniques” by Robert Crawford, May 8, 2012.

213. The Jewish Week: “Torture, War and Bin Laden: A Jewish Perspective” by Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz, May 8, 2012.

212. Washington Post: “There is no defense for torture” by Glenn L. Carle and Rev. Richard L. Killmer, May 7, 2012.

211. Justice and Peace Action Network May Newsletter: “United Nations International Day in Support of Torture Victims” May 3, 2012.

210. Patriot News: “Bin Laden’s death doesn’t justify torture” by Rev. Sandra Strauss, May 6, 2012.

209. Buffalo News: “Torture did not lead us to bin Laden” by Stephen Hart, May 6, 2012.

208. Knoxnews.com: “Rev. Steve D. Martin: Evangelicals Can’t Condone Torture” Steve D. Martin, May 5, 2012. 

207.  Washington Post: “Americans need to know more about torture” by Gay Gardner, May 4, 2012.

206. Maine Council of Churches: “Torture in Your Backyard and Torture Awareness Month,” May 4, 2012. 

205. Daily Herald: “Torture Never an Option” by Br. Michael Gosch, May 4, 2012. 

204. The Huffington Post: “Disguising the Truth about U.S.-Sponsored Torture” by Richard Killmer, May 3, 2012.

203. The Hill: “The ban on torture is absolute” by Linda Gustitus, May 3, 2012.   

202. ACLU of Virginia:“ACLU and Delegate Marshall Emblematic of NDAA Opposition” by Elizabeth Wong, May 3, 2012.

201. Oregonian: “A year after Osama’s death” by David Leslie, May 3, 2012. 

200. Times of Trenton: “Opinion: Attempt to justify CIA waterboarding, torture tactics is immoral” by Rev. Robert Moore, May 3, 2012.

199. News-Gazette:"Pregnant Inmates, Unborn Children Deserve Protections” by Pat Nolan, Victoria Cobb, and Katherine Greenier, May 2, 2012.

April

198. Los Angeles Times: LTE “Exposing Torture” by Virginia Classick, April 27, 2012

197. California Lutheran University – Arts and Events Calendar: “Reckoning with Torture” April 30, 2012.

196.  Washington Post: “Osama Bin Laden anniversary: Torture Apologists try again to justify the unjustifiable” by Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite, April 30, 2012. 

195. Durham Monthly Meeting of Friends: “Witnessing for a Faithful Budget” by Leslie Manning, April 28, 2012.  

194. NH Insider: “National Religious Campaign Against Torture June is Torture Awareness Month” April 20, 2012. 

193. General Board of Church and Society of the United Methodist Church: “Torture Awareness Month – June” April 17, 2012.  

192. Muslim Civil Liberties Union: “News/Updates: Torture Awareness Month” April 23, 2012.

191. All Saints Church: “Torture in our Own Backyard,” George Hunsinger presentation, April 22, 2012.

190. Solitary Watch: “Testimony from Hearing on Closure of Tamms Supermax Prison” by Sal Rodriguez, April 21, 2012. 

189. Solitary Watch: “Families of California Prisoners Respond to Controversial Reforms of Solitary Confinement” by Sal Rodriguez, April 20, 2012. 

188. Islamic Society of North America: “Contact Congress Today: Oppose Indefinite Detention, Protect Constitutional Right to Due Process” April 20, 2012.

187. Shoulder to Shoulder: “Torture Awareness Month” April 19, 2012.

186. Secular News Daily: “AHA signs Interfaith Alliance letter to Congress on religious liberty” April 18, 2012. 

185. Interfaith Alliance: “Interfaith Alliance and 35 groups write to Congress to highlight religious liberty” April 17, 2012.  

184. Interfaith Communities United for Justice & Peace: Special Event: "Reception and Discussion with Dr. George Hunsinger, Founder of National Religious Campaign Against Torture” April 18, 2012.

183. ReligiousLiberty.TV: “June is National Torture Awareness Month” April 16, 2012.  

182. Transcend Media Service: “Protecting Psychologists Who Harm: the APA’s Latest Wrong Turn” by Roy Eidelson, April 16, 2012  

181. Islam Times: “How Muslims Can Help Rid America of Racism and Unite Itself” by Ibn Saeed. April 15, 2012. 

180. Prison Hunger Strike Solidarity: “CDCR Proposes Changes to Conditions of Solitary Confinement March 2012: Response from California Families to Abolish Solitary Confinement” April 13, 2012. 

179. Citizens for Prison Reform: "Torture Awareness Month - June (National Campaign Against Torture)" April 12, 2012

178. Adventist Today: "Adventist Peace Fellowship sponsors Torture Awareness Month in June" by AT News Team, April 11, 2012

177. ISNA: "Help put an end to torture in U.S. Prisons today," April 6, 2012 

176. Yum & Yuk: Blog blurb about NRCAT's Solitary Confinement Video, April 6, 2012

175. JeremiahWeeping.com: "Connecticut abolishes the death penalty; one step forward, two miles back " by Bill Medford, April 6, 2012

174. Washington Post: "Prisoner isolation is torture, by any name" (Letter to the Editor) by Pat Davis, April 5, 2012

173. ACLU Maine: "Not in Our Backyard" by Zachary Heiden, April 5, 2012

172. Common Ground News Source: pick-up of previous story in Journal of Turkish Weekly

171. The Chicago-Sun Times: "Is Tamms prison Illinois' own 'human rights disaster '?" April 4, 2012

170. ACLU Facebook Page: Pick-up of previous story in ACLU Blog

169. ACLU Blog: "Solitary Confinement: Torture in Your Backyard" by Rev. Richard Killmer, April 7, 2012 

168. Eurasia Review: pick-up of previous story in Journal of Turkish Weekly, April 7, 2012 

167. The Journal of Turkish Weekly: "Transcending America's Faith Divide to Address Social Injustice" by Altaf Husain, April 4, 2012

166. The Roanoke Times: "Guest Post: Taking Issue with Rep. Ben Cline on Pregnant Inmates" by Ann Huebner Waller, April 3, 2012

165. The State-Journal Reigster: "Heather Rice: Close tamms, Limit Use of Solitary Confinement," April 3, 2012

164. The Portland Press Herald: "Maine 'Voices: Solitary Confinement is not good for prison inmates--or anyone else" by Reverend Richard Killmer, April 3, 2012

March

163. Washington Post: “Virginia Plans Changes in Prisoner Isolation Process ” by Anita Kumar, March 30, 2012

162. Rockbridge Weekly and The Alleghany Journal: “Letter: Citizens ‘Disappointed’ by Cline’s Alleged Misrepresentations ” by James V. Huebner, M.D.  March 30, 2012

161. Friends Journal LTE: “Friends Continue Prison Advocacy” by John Humphries, April 2012

160. Wikipedia Page for Delegate Ben Cline: “Shackling Female Inmate During Labor”  

159. DailyEgyptian.com: "Tamms Prisons Closure is Humane, Right" by Elise Speck, March 25, 2012

158. Virginia Prison Watch: "Letter to Governor McDonnell urging an independent review into long-term solitary confinement (by National Religious Campaign Against Torture)" (repost from press release), March 24, 2012

157. Rockbridge Weekly: "Letter to the Editor: Cline's Shameful Role....." by Ruth Huebner, March 23, 2012

156. Unitarian Universalists for Social Justice: "National Religious Campaign Against Torture Holds Interfaith Briefing," March 21, 2012

155. Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate: Justice Peace and Integrity of Creation:  "Torture in Your Backyard: National Religious Campaign Against Torture" (included on news page), March 20, 2012

154.  Virginia Council of Churches - What's New: "Solitary Confinement is Ineffective and Destructive," March 19, 2012

153. Pennsylvania Council of Churches: "New Torture Video: Solitary Confinement - Torture in Your Backyard," (reblog from email), March 19, 2012

152. NH Insider - NH Council of Churches Religious News March 2012: "June is Torture Awareness Month," March 17, 2012

151. Can It Happen Here Blog: "On warrantless executions, other executive barbarism and pragmatism," March 15, 2012

150. Interfaith Center of New York: "Press Release: Diverse Interfaith and Grassroots Leaders call on NYPD to Stop Profiling of Muslim Community," March 14, 2012

149. Counter Punch: "Protecting Psychologists Who Harm" by Roy Eidelson, March 12, 2012

148. Pennsylvania Council of Churches: "Time to Begin Planning for June Torture Awareness Month," March 9, 2012

147. The Diplomat: "Raising Awareness of Human Rights" (mention of Executive Director, Rich Killmer's speaking engagement), March 8, 2012

146. Maine Council of Churches: Email about Solitary Confinement video, March 2, 2012 

145. The Peace and Justice Center of Eastern Maine Newsletter: Announcement of NRCAT Solitary Confinement video, page 9, March 1, 2012

February

144. Saint Mary Magdalen Dominican Parish Newsletter: Announcement for NRCAT film screening in Berkeley, page 5,  February 26,  2012

143. NH Council of Churches:  “National Religious Campaign Against Torture: March 23-26, 2012 in D.C. – 2012 Ecumenical Advocacy Days Conference,” February 25,2012

142. DWK Commentaries: "The Persistence of Inquisition," February 21, 2012   

141. Solitary Watch: "'Occupy' Prison Protests in California Oppose the Use of Solitary Confinement," February 21, 2012 by Jean Casella and James Ridgeway 

140. Daily Press: “Shackling birthing mothers: Va. Lawmakers refuse to restrict restraints on pregnant inmates during labor, delivery" by Tamara Dietrich, February 17, 2012

139. WSFU - Floirda State University: "House Clears Bill on Caylee Anthony, Pregnant Inmates," February 14, 2012

138. The Roanoke Times: Editorial Short Takes "Shackled by Meanness," February 11, 2012 

137. Richmond Times Dispatch: "Bill to Limit Shackling of Pregnant Inmates Draws Support" by Jim Nolan, February 9, 2012 (Revision) 

136. FOXDC: "Bill to restrict shackling pregnant inmates dies" by Larry O'Dell," February 9, 2012 (picked up from earlier story) 

135. WTOP: "Bill to restrict shackling pregnant inmates dies" by Larry O'Dell, February 9, 2012 (picked up from earlier story) 

134. Virginia Pilot: "Bill to restrict shackling pregnant inmates dies" by Larry O'Dell, February 9, 2012 (picked up from previous story) 

133. Richmond Times Dispatch: "Bill to restrict shackling pregnant inmates dies" by Larry O'Dell, February 9, 2012 (picked up from previous story)

132. Washington Post: "Va. House subcommittee rejects bill to restrict use of restraints on pregnant prison inmates," (AP), February 9, 2012

131. Sheboygan Press: "Bill to restrain shackling pregnant inmates dies," by Larry O'Dell, February 9, 2012

130. WCVE-FM: "Bill Introduced to Restrict Shackling of Pregnant Inmates," February 8, 2012

129. CBSDC/AP: "Shackling Of Pregnant Prisoners In Virginia Under Debate," February 7, 2012.

128. ACLU of Virginia: Press Release: Coalition Calls on General Assembly to Pass Restrictions on the Shackling of Pregnant Prisoners, February 7, 2012.

127. WRIC ABC-8: Video of Press Conference in Richmond, VA on HB 836, February 7, 2012.

126. Richmond Times-Dispatch: "Bill to Limit Shackling of Pregnant Inmates Draws Support," February 7, 2012, by Jim Nolan

125, Uruknet.info: "In Washington D.C, Andy Worthington Disucsses Protests in Guatanamo and the Campaign for free Shaker Aamer,"  (pick up from previous story) February 6, 2012 

124. CagePrisoners: "In Washington D.C, Andy Worthington Disucsses Protests in Guatanamo and the Campaign for free Shaker Aamer,"  (pick up from previous story) February 6, 2012

123. Andy Worthington: "In Washington D.C, Andy Worthington Disucsses Protests in Guatanamo and the Campaign for free Shaker Aamer," February 6, 2012, by Andy Worthington 

122. Washtenaw Voice: "Crusaders of Many Religions Fight for Peace and Justice," February 6, 2012, by Bob Conradi 

121. USA Projects: "Another Life & Festival of Conscience," February 3, 2012, by Karen Malpede and George Bartenieff

120. Sh'ma A Journal of Jewish Ideas: "S-Blog Choosing Justice," February 2, 2012, by Rabbi Rachel Kahn Troster

January

119: YouTube: Tamer Mehanna Speaks to Close Guatanamo Rally, January 30, 2012

118. WPFW Radio: Heather Rice featured on Crossroads Today Radio Show with Roach Brown, January 30, 2012

117. Urbana - Champaign Independent Media Center: "Dismantling the Master's House: Psychologists and Torture," (picked up from previous story), January 29, 2012

116. Common Dreams: "Dismantling the Master's House: Psychologists and Torture," January 29, 2012

115. Washington Post (Heather's Rice's Letter to the Editor): "More Reasons for Va. to Scrap Solitary Confinement," January 27, 2012

114. Kickstarter: “Help fund a photo exhibit on the Israeli "Security Wall,” January 25, 2012. 

113. Uruknet.info (blog): “The Torture of Mumia Abu-Jamal Continues off Death Row Supporters Demand Transfer to General Population,” by Hans Bennett, January 24, 2012.

112. Chicago Daily Observer: “Tortured Logic at the City Council,” January 25, 2012.

111. American Chemical Society: “Petition from the Coalition for an Ethical Psychology,” January 18, 2012.

110. Orlando Sentinel: pick-up of previous story from Chicago Tribune, January 26, 2012 

109. Illinois Coalition Against Torture: pick-up of previous story from Chicago Tribune, January 26, 2012

108. Chicago Tribune: “Chicago's ban on torture should spur others to act too,” January 25, 2012. 

107. The Middletown Press: “BRUCE BARRETT: Real heroes resist desire for revenge,” by Bruce Barrett, January 11, 2012.

106. New Evangelical Partnership for the Common Good: “Inheritance: Wounds in the hearts, minds, and landscape of the Holy Land,” January 13, 2012.

105. Z Space: “The Torture of Mumia Abu-Jamal Continues off Death Row,” January 21, 2012.

104. Pacific Free Press: "The Mean Spirit of Law: Torture of Mumia Abu-Jamal Continues off Death Row," January 26, 2012. (Repost from The Bullet.)

103. The Bullet: “The Torture of Mumia Abu-Jamal Continues off Death Row,” January 23, 2012.

102. The Institute on Religion and Democracy: “Interfaith Coalition Decries "Torture" on Gitmo Anniversary,” by Mikhail Bell, January 20, 2012. 

101. PA Council of Churches:  “Urge the President to Close Guantanamo,” January 20, 2012. 

100. Hartford Seminary: “Faculty in the News,” January 19, 2012. 

99. Tenacious Poodle (blog): “What kind of nation are we? I know. I've asked that before,” January 18, 2012.

98. The Islam Awareness Blog: “My Favorite 2011 Good News Stories About Muslims,” January 15, 2012. 

97. Human Rights Now: “Day of Action Against Guantanamo & NDAA,” January 17, 2012. 

96. Global Non-compliance: “Groups File Federal Complaint Against CIA Based on New Evidence Indicating Human Experimentation on Men in Detention,” January 18, 2012.

95. The World Can’t Wait: “With Right on Our Side: The Inspiring Guantánamo 10th Anniversary Protest in Washington D.C.,” January 16, 2012.

94. Truthout: “Guantanamo Has Got to Go: Protesting Ten Years of Indefinite Detention,” January 12, 2012. 

93. Worldwide Hippies: “Washington DC protesters demand Gitmo closure,” January 14, 2012. 

92. Honduras Weekly: “America Shall Not Be Exceptional,” January 13, 2012.

91. Benedictine Sisters of Chicago: “Resolution to Make Chicago a Torture Free City,” January 18, 2012. 

90. St. Francis Pastoral Ministries: “Parish Joins Protest for Justice at Guantanamo,” January 13, 2012. 

89. Facilitate Global: “CCR Holds Press Briefing,” January 11, 2012. 

88. Eurasia Review: “With Right On Our Side: The Inspiring Guantánamo 10th Anniversary Protest In Washington D.C.,” January 16, 2012. 

87. Gregory Koger (blog): “Statement by Gregory Koger at the Chicago City Council Hearing on Anti-Torture Resolution,” January 13, 2012.

86. Islamic Society of North America: “ISNA and Faith Leaders Urge U.S. to Close Guantanamo Bay Prison ,” January 13, 2012. 

85. WanttoKnow (blog): “Ten years later, Guantanamo still harms us all ,” January 17, 2012. 

84. Sisters of Charity of Nazareth: “Weekly Justice Highlights,” January 18, 2012.

83. Wisconsin Gazette: “Protests planned against Guantánamo prison,” January 16, 2012. 

82. Minneapolis Star Tribune: “After the Twelve Days of Christmas and Ten Years of Gitmo,” by Rev. Peg Chemberlin, January 17, 2012.

81. Marjorie Kovler Center: “A Monumental Day!,” January 13, 2012. 

80. Aletho News: “Center for Constitutional Rights Demands that President Obama Close Guantánamo,” January 11, 2012. 

79. Chris Roubis (blog): “Gitmo 10 years on: So much for closure,” January 13, 2012. 

78. The Argonaut: “Santa Monica: Event focusing on ending U.S.-sanctioned torture to be held at church,” January 12, 2012.

77. Islam Channel: (Video, interview with Rev. Richard L. Killmer, NRCAT’s Executive Director) “10th January 2012 - 10 Years of Guantanamo Part 1 and Part 2,” January 10, 2012. 

76. Good Pork Bad Pork: “Protesters Mark 10 Years of Gitmo,” January 12, 2012. 

75. Current Blog: “Protesters Mark 10 Years of Gitmo,” January 12, 2012. 

74. Another World is Possible: “Gitmo 10 years on: So much for closure – Video,” January 12, 2012. 

73. News to News: “Guest commentary: Forget politics and finally close prison at Guantanamo Bay,” January 12, 2012. 

72. One Finger Typing (blog): “A very unhappy anniversary: Guantanamo turns ten,” January 12, 2012. 

71. CNS News:  “Demonstrators at White House Demand Obama Keep His Promise to Close Guantanamo,” by Philip Shepherd, January 12, 2012. 

70. Heritage Newspapers: “ANN ARBOR: Protestors gather on 10th anniversary of Guantanamo Bay (with video),” by Krista Gjestland, January 11, 2012. 

69. Advisor & Source Newspapers: “WITH VIDEO: Protestors gather on 10th anniversary of Guantanamo Bay,” by Krista Gjestland, January 12, 2012. 

68. Huffington Post: “The Power of Symbols: The Need to Close Guantanamo,” by Rev. Richard L. Killmer, January 11, 2012.

67. Impunity Watch: “A Decade of Gitmo, A Decade of Shame: We Must Close This Symbol Of Torture,” January 11, 2012.

66. Boomernator (blog): “Guantanamo 10th Anniversary Protests: Demonstrators March From White House To Supreme Court,” January 11, 2012. 

65. Catholic News Service: “Call continues at White House to close Guantanamo prison,” January 9, 2012.

64. WRHEL (blog): “Protesters Mark 10 Years Of Gitmo Detentions,” January 11, 2012. 

63. Huffington Post: “Guantanamo Protesters To March From White House To Supreme Court,” January 11, 2012. 

62. NewsZapped: “Guantanamo 10th Anniversary Protests: Demonstrators March From White House To Supreme Court,” January 11, 2012.

61. Fierce Reason: “Protesters Mark 10 Years Of Gitmo Detentions,” January 11, 2012. 

60. The Gulf Today: “UK ‘working hard’ with US to close Gitmo,” January 12, 2012. 

59. MaYoMo (blog): “Washington DC Protesters Demand Gitmo Closure,” January 11, 2012.

58. Church of the Brethren: “Brethren Bits,” January 11, 2012. 

57. Dissent: “Guantanamo Has Got to Go: Protesting Ten Years of Indefinite Detention,” January 12, 2012. 

56. Benchmark: “Guantanamo 10th Anniversary Protests: Demonstrators March From White House To Supreme Court,” January 12, 2012. 

55. Odugutumad's Posterous (blog):  “January 11: National Day of Action Against Guantanamo in Washington DC!,” January 12, 2012. 

54. Russia Today: “Gitmo 10 years on: So much for closure,” January 11, 2012.

53. Juventud Rebelde: “Anti-torture Activists Call for Guantanamo Closure,” January 11, 2012. 

52. Democratic Underground: “Passage of NDAA Revitalizes Guantanamo Detention Facility, Says Amnesty International,” January 11, 2012.

51. YubaNet News: “On 10th Anniversary of Guantánamo, CCR Demands that President Obama Close Guantanamo,” January 11, 2012. 

50. Islamic Circle of North America: “Gitmo’s 10th: Coalition Calls for End to Torture,” January 11, 2012.

49. ENews Park Forest: “On the Tenth Anniversary of Guantánamo, the Center for Constitutional Rights Demands that President Obama Close Guantánamo,” January 11, 2012. 

48. Washington Post: “Protesters condemn Guantanamo Bay on 10th anniversary with march from White House,” January 11, 2012.

47. The Hill: “Protests planned at White House for 10-year Guantanamo anniversary,” January 11, 2012. 

46. Detroit Free Press: “Guest commentary: Forget politics and finally close prison at Guantanamo Bay,” by Bill Alt, January 11, 2012.

45. Washington Post: “Guantanamo: time to shut the door on ten years of shame,” by Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite, January 11, 2012.

44. The Portland Press Herald: “Guantanamo Undermines U.S. Ideals,” by Jill Saxby, January 11, 2012.

43. London: The News: “Guantanamo Protesters Gather in D.C. On 10th Anniversary,” January 11, 2012.

42. Willimantic Chronicle: Print Letter to the Editor by Rabbi Jeremy Schwartz, January 10, 2012  

41. Cage Prisoners: “50 occupy D.C. Supreme Court human rights defenders on hunger strike,” by Deborah Dupre, January 5, 2012.

40. Common Dreams: “Broad Coalition Opposes NDAA and Calls on President Obama to Keep His Promise and Shutter Guantanamo Bay Now,” January 5, 2012. 

39. National Network for Arab American Communities: “January 11, 2012 – National Day of Action to Close Guantanamo,” January 6, 2012. 

38. Islam Daily: “Ex-Commander of Guantanamo Prison: ‘Close It’,” January 7, 2012. 

36. The Washington Current: “Detention Protests Planned For 10th Anniversary of Guantanamo's Opening,” January 9, 2012. 

35. PR Newswire: “On 10th Anniversary of Guantanamo's Opening, Amnesty International, Numerous Groups and Thousands of Demonstrators to Show Their Anger at the NDAA and Guantanamo's Status with Rallies and Demonstrations Around the Globe,” January 9, 2012. 

34. The News-Herald: “ANN ARBOR: Peace protest planned Wednesday to mark 10th anniversary of Guantanamo Bay opening,” by Krista Gjestland, January 9, 2012. 

33. ENews Park Forest: “Over Fifty Citizens on Ten Day Fast for Justice Carry Guantanamo Cell to President Obama’s Front Door,” January 9, 2012. 

32. Prensa Latina: “Protests against Gitmo Prison outside the White House,” January 9, 2012. 

31. Richmond Times-Dispatch: “Long: Call to conscience: close Guantanamo Bay now,” by Stephen B. Long,  January 10, 2012. 

30. United for Peace: “CALENDAR: Candlelight vigil to mark 10th anniversary of Guantanamo,” January 9, 2012.

29. The Capital Times-Madison: “Rabbi Laurie Zimmerman: After 10 years, it’s time to shutter Guantanamo,” by Laurie Zimmerman, January 9, 2012. 

28. West Windsor & Plainsboro News: “Good Causes,” January 8, 2012. 

27. Midwest Coalition for Human Rights: “Resolution Against Torture Hearings in Chicago,” January 6, 2012. 

26. Santa Monica Mirror: “Santa Monica Mirror's Events, Art, Theater, And Music Calendar Jan. 6 To 12,” January 6, 2012. 

25. The Motley Moose: “January 11 is the 10th Anniversary of Guantanamo - What are YOU doing?” January 5, 2012. 

24. Alliance for Justice: “Ten Years Too Many,” January 6, 2012. 

23. Close Guantanamo: “Trial Ends for 14 Anti-Torture Activists,” January 6, 2012. 

21. Lolo Diklo: Rromani Against Racism: “CANDLELIGHT VIGIL ON JANUARY 11, 2012 NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION AGAINST GUANTANAMO,” January 5, 2012. 

20. Scoop World: “Trial Ends For 14 Anti-Torture Activists,” January 6, 2012.

19. Media Activism: “National Day of Action Against Torture,” January 5, 2012. 

18. Community Currency: “Ten Years Too Many- Shut Down Guantanamo - No More Torture!” January 5, 2012. 

17. Progressive Radio Network: “Community Currency: 01/05/12,” January 09, 2012. 

16. Prison Law Blog: “Upcoming Event: January 8 Launch of Anti-Solitary Confinement Campaign in Princeton, NJ,” January 5, 2012.

15. American Civil Liberties Union of Washington State: “Candlelight Vigil: Protesting Indefinite Detention,” January 4, 2012.

14. Occupy Washington, DC: “National Day of Action Against Guantanamo Comes to Washington, DC,” January 3, 2012. 

13. Islamaphobia Today: “My favorite 2011 Good News Stories About Muslims,” January 5, 2012. 

12. Princeton Online: “Non-Profit Announcements,” January 2, 2012.

11. Bar Harbor Times: “Death of Maine prisoner is subject of opera,” by Laurie Schreiber, January 2, 2012.  

10. The American Muslim: “My favorite 2011 Good News Stories About Muslims,” by Sheila Musaji, January 1, 2012. 

9. Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington, VA: “Wed. Jan. 11, 2012 - Guantanamo Bay Rally (noon, Public Witness/Human Chain (1pm),” January 3, 2012. 

8. Pairsonallites: “Attorney to Launch Campaign Against Solitary Confinement in U.S. Prisons,” January 2, 2012.  

6. Associated Baptist Press: “Opinion: America shall not be exceptional,” by Brian D. Mclaren, January 4, 2012. 

5. Examiner.com: “50 Occupy D.C. Supreme Court human rights defenders on hunger strike,” by Deborah Dupre, January 3, 2012. 

4. Voices for Creative Nonviolence: “Witness Against Torture Press Conference January 1, 2012," January 3, 2012. 

3. Ayyaantuu News Online: “Citizen Diplomacy – Talking to the American People,” January 1, 2012. 

2. Amnesty International: “1/11 Candlelight Vigil Against Indefinite Detention, Torture and NDAA,” January 1, 2012. 

1. Princeton Patch: “Attorney to Launch Campaign Against Solitary Confinement in U.S. Prisons,” January 2, 2012.  

 
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