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Spreading freedom in ME: 'Palestinian hanging'?

  1. Feb 19, 2005 #1
    Are those the values that Bush wants to spread in ME by bombs?

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    http://www.timesargus.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20050218/NEWS/502180355/1002/NEWS01

    ((The prisoner died in a position known as "Palestinian hanging," the documents reviewed by The AP show. It is unclear whether that position — which human rights groups condemn as torture — was approved by the Bush administration for use in CIA interrogations))

    ((Al-Jamadi was one of the CIA's "ghost" detainees at Abu Ghraib — prisoners being held secretly by the agency.))

    ((Dr. Vincent Iacopino, director of research for Physicians for Human Rights, called the hyper-extension of the arms behind the back "clear and simple torture." The European Court of Human Rights found Turkey guilty of torture in 1996 in a case of Palestinian hanging — a technique Iacopino said is used worldwide but named for its alleged use by Israel in the Palestinian territories.))
     
    Last edited: Feb 19, 2005
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