"America will not torture"

Among the things U.S. Vice President said at the Munich security conference is this: “America will not torture”. The Politico blog reported that Biden said in Munich: “We will uphold the rights of those we bring to justice. And we will close the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay” … In return for closing the Guantana...

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Who thinks torture has been stopped?

From an article by Gideon Levy in Haaretz: “The interrogators used this torture for 5-10 minutes, during which I would scream with pain and beg them to stop, while some of them laughed at me … The torture continued from 3 P.M. to 6 A.M. … At 6 A.M. a new team of interrogators arrived. […]

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Stop the torture, whatever it's called

Many valid points were made in a comment posted on the Angry Arab Blog in response to the NY Times article on two secret Justice Department memos we covered yesterday in our post U.S.: “Torture” is out, “combined effects” are in.. One of the most important is that torture does not extract reliable information from […]

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