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Debate on torture drowns credibility

Republican candidates at the foreign policy debate on Saturday were asked to share their views on torture. This question segued into their views on waterboarding. Both Congresswoman Michele Bachmann and Herman Cain said that if elected, they would return to the practice of waterboarding as an interrogation technique.

Torture brings dire consequences

Dozens of peace activists, young and old, and from different backgrounds, gathered Saturday to discuss the effects of torture in Iraq, a prominent issue that is not typically reported on local news stations.

Kinzie to host lecture on torture effects

In light of the upcoming presidential elections and recent developments in U.S. interrogations during the war in Iraq, the Peace with Justice Center of the Pomona Valley is offering a presentation that will promote awareness and understanding on a current issue that is often over-looked.

Even Bush’s logic is tortured

In what has been labeled “Torturegate,” the Bush administration is facing another allegation of deception and depravity after New York Times stories last month uncovered the administration’s torture tactics of imprisoned detainees.

Bush tries to sidestep torture ban

In an attempt to halt the abuse of prisoners of war the Senate passed a proposition that would prohibit torture in U.S. prisons, however, President Bush promised to veto the bill, even though he has not once vetoed anything in the past five years of his presidency.

‘Show and tell’ is All-American

Photographs and videos documenting the abuse of Iraqi prisoners at Abu Ghraib prison is a key breakthrough in getting past the wall the government has built around Iraq and the second wall constructed by the media.

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