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Will Waterboarding Be Socially Acceptable Again?

January 31, 2016 // Die Zeit - Germany - German

<i>Nearly all the Republican presidential candidates favor a relaxation of America's ban on torture. If one of them wins the election, the brutal practice will once again become business as usual.</i> The first primary election takes place a week from now in the state of Iowa. By this summer, Democrats and [Read more]

Condoned Torture

December 21, 2014 // El Espectador - Colombia - Spanish

Last Tuesday, on the eve of World Human Rights Day, a report was published in the United States concerning the interrogation methods employed by the CIA after the September 2001 attacks. The findings on how torture was systematically used on prisoners accused of belonging to al-Qaida are scandalous: they were [Read more]