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June 26, 2009

If you’ve been following our conversation about torture, you know by now that today is International Day in Support of Torture Victims. The ACLU has been calling for accountability for the abuse and torture of detainees in U.S. custody, but what does accountability mean in practice? Jameel Jaffer, the Director of the ACLU’s National Security Project explains in this short video.

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