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Friday, May 2, 2008
Amnesty Update: Drowning in Controversy
A few of you have commented that regardless of the morality of torture, an interesting question is: Does it work? Back in the Fall, when CIA and U.S. justice department secret memos on aggressive interrogation were leaked, we interviewed a man who says he was tortured by American authorities. He claims torture is useless.


Watch my report here.


Update by Paula Newton.
Though highly controversial,torture or alternative interrogation methods to procure vital information has, and will allways undeniably be a part of every governments strategy to protect the lives of the innocent.
One mans testimony to it being ineffective is not hard enough evidence that will put an end to the practice.We need to think rationally here and be factual.Todays world is filled with hatred,a lot of unsavoury elements are constantly plotting to annihalate innocent people irrespective of culture race or religion.Information that could prevent another armageddon is primary to survival.Provided we have the right sources,i dont see why we cannot retrieve information from one man rather than allow thousands to be killed.Remember it could be your life next.
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