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Full Coverage: US Legalises Torture

Scoop Full Coverage: US Legalises Torture

Torture: William Rivers Pitt: When Fear Of The State Gets Personal - I have been told a thousand times at least, in the years I have spent reporting on the astonishing and repugnant abuses, lies and failures of the Bush administration, to watch my back. "Be careful," people always tell me. "These people are capable ... See... William Rivers Pitt: In Case I Disappear
MORE COMMENT ON TORTURE IN THE USA:

  • David Swanson - Mommy, What's Waterboarding?
  • James Abourezk - After Torture, What’s Next?
  • Torture: George Bush vs. Gospel of Matthew - According to the gospel of Matthew, it came to pass that Pontius Pilate said to Jesus, “ Do you not hear all this evidence that is brought against you?” for even in those days of rudimentary justice a man had the right to hear the charges of his accusers. Yet two thousand years later, under a bill urged by President Bush, a compliant Congress may agree to allow a prisoner of war to be tried without hearing all the evidence against him, some being held back in the name of “national security.” See... Sherwood Ross: George Bush vs. Gospel of Matthew

    Torture: US Law Takes A Giant Leap Backwards (To The Inquisition) - As a retired US Army Reserve colonel, I am aghast at the blatant browbeating by civilian political appointees of the Bush administration of another generation of senior US military officers. In late 2002 and 2003, Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld began ... See... Browbeating Military Officers on Geneva Convention
    MORE:

  • Scoop Links - US Congress Passes Bill on Terror/Torture
  • Mark G. Levy - Pinochet Also Thought He Could "Legalize" Torture
  • David Swanson - Treating Criminality As Daring Boldness
  • Scoop Audio - Bush Speaks To U.S. Senate On Torture Bill
  • William Blum - William Blum's Anti-Empire Report Sept. 25, 2006
  • Thom Hartmann - Republicans Give In To Bush, Betray America
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