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(2014/12/16) One of our Blackest Marks (The Torture Report) (Repost)
Best of the Left Podcast
Edition #884 Today we take a look at the recently released Senate torture report and attempt to give guidance on how it should and should...
Dec 9, 2014 - Senate Committee Releases Torture Report
The dramatic release of a 524-page redacted summary of the US Senate Intelligence Committee's report into the use of torture by the CIA...
Mitch Langberg on America Now w/ Andy Dean 9/7/11
British colonial docs prove systematic torture in #Kenya Mau Mau rebel case, says lawyer Daniel Leader
Interview with Daniel Leader, lawyer at Leigh, Day & Co.
A Senate report on the CIA's use of torture after Nine-Eleven is expected to be released soon. AP correspondent Matt Small reports.
Birmingham torture victim speaks for the first time to Capital
Terrorists at Gitmo Subject to Ice Cream Torture Asks Mt Pleasant Chiropractor?
Human Rights Hero
Refugees travelling through the Sinai Desert on their way to seek asylum in Israel are being subjected to torture and abuse. A volunteer...
thanks all for the comments. glad it moved you as it did me
This is fascinating and shocking.
This is really strong.
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"They electrified me 10 times. They sent me back to my cell... underground" - Torture victim #Syria
A new Amnesty report says the Syrian Government has used systemic and widespread torture and ill-treatment on Syrians in detention. They...
Amnesty responds to Bush's defence of waterboarding
Brilliant, thanks so much for the pointers. I'm going to order one of those plus a new analog phone. Thanks again and loving your work :)
I don't actually use a speaker phone. I use a plug in mic like this http://www.dcsbusinesstelephonesystems.co.uk/index.cfm?event=catalogue.product&productID=15580&categoryID=62&datafeedID=18 You can then record to your browser with Audioboo. No iPhone involved. http://blog.audioboo.fm/2009/12/02/browser-boos/ Speaker phones are a world of pain. Good luck
Hi Matthew, bit of a strange question but what speaker phone are you using? I'm going to be conducting a load of interviews using my iphone to record the boo with the caller on a speaker phone - think you're doing the same? It's just that my speaker phone is a bit rubbish and wondered if you've got a particular make that works well???
The Senate Intelligence Committee is expected to approve declassifying part of a report on Bush-era interrogations of terrorism suspects today. AP correspondent Matt Small reports.
"Overjoyed" after #SAfrica high court ruling on #Zimbabwe torture, says rights lawyer
Interview with Gabriel Shumba, Human Rights Lawyer, Zimbabwe Exiles Forum.
Broadcast on Radio France...
‘Torture is used by the Uzbek government routinely on thousands of people’
The former ambassador Craig Murray tells reporter John Sweeney about the widespread, systematic and extreme use of torture in Uzbekistan...
Reflecting on accountability
My personal experience with SERE and pursers and disavowed.
Picture snapped while going to work in Norway a few decades ago.
Thank you for these insights, Bernie. Extremely interesting.
My problem is that we are so ready to clamp down on others for "Craimes Against Humanity," when really, in many ways, we're no better. Double standard? :(
Life must seem quietly serene nowadays Bernie / to those 'exciting' and adventurous days :||
Chris McGreal in Cairo talks about US-Egypt relations and allegations of army torture
Jack Straw on rendition of Abdul Hakim Belhaj - The World at One, BBC Radio 4
Interviewed by Shaun Ley on 5th September 2011
Read more about the rendition of Abdel Hakim Belhaj here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-17651802
Piano man, Players Bar, 'Valerie'
Blackbird Singing in the Dead of Night
This boo is part of the Greener Leith valentines article: Loving Nature on Nature's Terms: When birds go bad (and the nature of love) http://www.greenerleith.org/greener-leith-news/2011/2/12/loving-nature-on-natures-terms-when-birds-go-bad-and-the-nat.html
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