“This could be the Trump administration’s first step in a plan to reinstate a policy of torture. By burying the history of torture, the Trump administration risks repeating it. The details of this report must be brought to light. Those responsible for the actions described in the report must be held accountable.
“If this report is hidden from public view, it will be a massive step backward to a time when the U.S. refused to admit to conducting torture. Top cabinet officials committed to reading the Senate report during their confirmation hearings, and still must keep that promise. The report must be made public.”
Amnesty International detailed the U.S. government’s inaction following the release of the report in a 2015 briefing: Crimes and Impunity