Posts Tagged ‘torture

15
Feb
10

On air: Can we be safe without torture?

Former US Vice-President, Dick Cheney reopened the debate on torture on Sunday during an interview on ABC news.

Here’s an extract from the transcript of the interview:

Continue reading ‘On air: Can we be safe without torture?’

25
Aug
09

On air: Is it time for Americans to stop questioning their response to 9/11?

So we’ve learned a little more about how the CIA went about extracting information from al-Qaeda suspects.
Continue reading ‘On air: Is it time for Americans to stop questioning their response to 9/11?’

24
Aug
09

Should security institutions be above the law?

terror

The White House has confirmed there will be a new interrogation team for key terror suspects.The new team will be called the High-Value Detainee Interrogation Group.

This comes as the Justice Department launches a criminal probe of past CIA interrogation tactics during President George W. Bush’s war on terrorism. Continue reading ‘Should security institutions be above the law?’

09
Dec
08

On air: Is torture ever justified?

If you’ve ever wondered what waterboarding looks like then here’s ex-Navy SEAL Kaj Larsen getting some treatement. We hope to be speaking to Kaj on the show tonight . . .

. . .  He’s admitted to being the mastermind of the September 11th attacks. Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and his four co-defendants say they want to plead guilty at a pre-trial hearing at Guantanamo Bay, where they are being held. If you read the western press there is little coverage of the alleged tortured he endured during his time there, however elsewhere in the world the focus is very much on torture. Continue reading ‘On air: Is torture ever justified?’




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