Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Torture Is Already Illegal, So Why "Ban" It?

A recent Senate bill is a welcome recognition of anti-torture principles, but it is also a redundant measure: Torture is already illegal under US and international law. Still, government-authorized torture continues in the form of solitary confinement, sleep deprivation and indefinite detention.

More:  http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/31561-torture-is-already-illegal-so-why-ban-it

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