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ThinkProgress » UN Torture Rapporteur: `Couldn't Be More Clear' That Waterboarding Is Torture, `Immoral and Illegal'
And yesterday, the United Nations' Special Rapporteur on Torture, Juan Mendez -- who was himself tortured by the Argentinean junta in the 1970s -- firmly stated that waterboarding is torture -- "immoral and illegal." In a radio interview with Mark Colvin of ABC News in Australia, Mendez said the legal memos authorizing waterboaring that Bush "hides behind" were "completely flawed," and that there isn't "any question" under international law that what Bush authorized was torture:

Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
by ceebs (ceebs (at) eurotrib (dot) com) on Mon Nov 15th, 2010 at 01:27:47 PM EST
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