A detainee from Afghanistan is wheeled on a stretcher before being interrogated by military officials at the Guantanamo Bay US Naval Base in Cuba in 2002. Photo: AP

Torture is still widespread, and it’s time to stand up against the scourge

Jonathan Power says a new book by a former US official highlights the ineffectiveness of torture compared with other means of interrogation

Topic |   Human rights

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A detainee from Afghanistan is wheeled on a stretcher before being interrogated by military officials at the Guantanamo Bay US Naval Base in Cuba in 2002. Photo: AP
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