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Torture

February 16, 2010

It seems that the media debate is shifting from whether torture is right or wrong to whether it works or not.  I find this shift shocking but there you go – propaganda is powerful.  Obviously the answer to the first question is that torture is wrong and also illegal.  For the answer to the second have a look at these links:

Why torture doesn’t work?

Why torture does work?

I rest my case.

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  1. Lucy permalink
    May 4, 2010 13:46

    One step forward –

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/may/04/government-secret-evidence-guantanamo-torture
    “Government cannot use secret evidence in Guantánamo torture case, court rules
    Government not allowed to use secret evidence to defend itself against claims by detainees it was complicit in their torture…”

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