Tag: Torture

AS THE LEBANON UPRISING HITS 100-DAY MARK, PROTESTERS ALLEGE TORTURE BY SECURITY FORCES

Image result for AS THE LEBANON UPRISING HITS 100-DAY MARK, PROTESTERS ALLEGE TORTURE BY SECURITY FORCESALI BASAL AND Samer Mazeh had just left a protest on the Ring Bridge in central Beirut on the night of November 14. Suddenly, they were swarmed by a small group of unidentified men. Within earshot of the packed bars on the popular Gemmayzeh Street, one of the men tried to arrest Mazeh as Basal demanded to know who they were. Minutes later, an army vehicle arrived and a man claiming to be a military intelligence officer jumped out….MORE: theintercept.com

The Guardian view on the US torture report: America’s shame and disgrace

Torturing detainees after 9/11 was wrong in principle, ineffective in practice, and has damaged the credibility of democracy, the rule of law and the USA
 Senator Dianne Feinstein, who said the CIA's interrogation programmes were 'morally and legally misgPresident Ronald Reagan signed the United Nations convention against torture in 1988 and the United States ratified it six years later in 1994. Seven years after that, in 2001, the US nevertheless started to use torture on a systematic basis. That use continued for several years. In 2009 the practice was banned by President Obama. On Tuesday, the full story of America’s shame and disgrace was at last laid bare. more  :theguardian

Pharaoh Said:I’m Your Lord Too!

A CHILD IS TORTURED TO DEATH AS HE WAS FORCED TO PROSTRATE FOR ASAD’S PICTURE (SYRIAN PRESIDENT) AND CHILD’S ANSWER IS SPITING ON THE PICTURE  AS  IT IS NOT ALLOWED  TO PROSTRATE EXCEPT TO GOD ALMIGHTY.

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