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Dick Cheney’s Bad Memory on Torture

Although we are used to cynical politicians distorting the truth and deliberately misleading the public, ex Vice President Dick Cheney’s pre-9-11 anniversary speech about the US use of torture was notable for what appears jaw-dropping effrontery. According to Cheney as … Continue reading

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The Case of Abdel Hakim Belhdji – Where the Truth May Lie

UK Prime Minister David Cameron is moving quickly to put the latest embarrassment over Libya behind him.  He seems to acknowledge that Abdel Hakim Belhdji was indeed handed over to Gaddafi to be “interrogated” ie tortured, presumably because of his potential … Continue reading

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