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Torture in the United States

Torture Team

Torture Team by Philippe Sands Penguin, HK$142

Sunday, 30 August, 2009, 12:00am

Public Eye

We have wrong recipe for alfresco dining

27 May 2009 - 12:00am


Reading comprehension

Answer the following questions

1 Which group of people have experienced waterboarding?

a. Communists

b. American pilots training for the Korean War

c. Hispanic immigrants

d. CIA members

2 During which US presidency was waterboarding approved for use on terrorists?

27 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Bush's successor must bring torturers to trial

If the US prosecution system wasn't so generally competent, I would advocate referring America to the International Criminal Court so that senior Bush administration figures could be arrested and tried for crimes against humanity, in particular the use of torture.

22 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Congress subpoenas CIA man who ordered destruction of videos

A US House committee has issued a subpoena for a former CIA official who directed that secret interrogation videotapes be destroyed.

22 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

A moral dilemma?

US military officers have broken with legal precedent by saying their 'war on terror' tribunals at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba might allow evidence obtained through torture. Is this morally wrong? Share your views: write to us

6 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

The Interrogator's War: Inside the Secret War Against Al Qaeda

The Interrogator's War: Inside the Secret War Against Al Qaeda

by Chris Mackey with Greg Miller

John Murray $165

'The more a prisoner hates America, the harder he will be to break. Interrogators must never be victims of their emotions.'

22 Aug 2004 - 12:00am