Saturday, October 28, 2006

P-31 Bush in denial... says U.S. doesn't torture prisoners

'06 Oct 27 Bush: U.S. doesn't torture prisoners WASHINGTON President Bush said Friday the United States does not torture prisoners, trying to calm a controversy created when Vice President Dick Cheney embraced the suggestion that a "dunk in water" might be useful to get terrorist suspects to talk.

2006 Oct 29 Dick Cheney, US vice-president

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The Roots of Torture

Guantanamo Bay detainment camp

2004 April 30 U.S. Military in Torture Scandal

2005 Dec 09 Roots of Gitmo Torture Lie Close to Home

2006 Jan 10 Amnesty Releases New Gitmo Torture Testimony Transfer of Guantanamo Detainees on Hold.... The United States has transferred 65 detainees to the control of other nations. But such transfers have become increasingly controversial as a growing number of Guantanamo Bay detainees say that U.S. interrogators have threatened them with torture and transfer to a foreign prison if they did not cooperate.

2006 Feb 17Bush rejects UN call for immediate closure of Guantanamo

2006 July 17 Declassified Documents from Guantanamo Show Widespread Abuse and Torture ....

Thursday, June 23, 2005 U.N. Asks to Check Conditions at Gitmo...GENEVA — U.N. human rights investigators, citing "persistent and credible" reports of torture at the U.S. base in Guantanamo Bay (search), urged the United States on Thursday to allow them to check conditions there.

The failure of the United States to respond to requests since early 2002 is leading the experts to conclude Washington has something to hide at the Cuban base, said Manfred Nowak, a specialist on torture and a professor of human rights law in Vienna, Austria.,2933,160446,00.html

2006 Sept 06 Bush: 'We Don't Torture'

2006 09 07 Bush outlines Gitmo trial plan, transfer of CIA-held terror suspects



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