The United States does not torture.
The United States does not torture. We've said this numerous times in numerous venues. We follow law. The report cites no evidence of any secret prisons or any evidence that the United States was complicit in torture.
that defined torture and showed that these acts were not torture and that these prisoners were not subject to the Geneva Conventions.
The Uzbek government's promises not to torture these men are not worth the paper they're written on. Diplomatic assurances of this type from Uzbekistan do not provide a reliable safeguard against torture and ill-treatment.
Doctors cut, burn, and torture the sick, and then demand of them an undeserved fee for such services.
Torture of detainees is routine in Uzbekistan. The government of Kyrgyzstan should not pretend that these four would be treated any differently. The latest promises of access to detainees are also not credible.
These men went to Kazakhstan seeking safety, but now face torture and imprisonment. The Kazakh government shares responsibility for their fate and must come clean about its role in their illegal detention and return.
The judge did not give sufficient weight to the defendants' statements that they confessed under torture, even though the widespread use of torture in Uzbekistan is well-documented.
The tape shows experimenters using their power over the monkeys to torture and torment them, while lab supervisors stand by or even join in.
As for the "torture" of fans waiting for the other shoe(s) to drop, I hope that it is true - that there are readers out there panting to know what is going to happen to Adrian and Frances and Jessica, and who can't wait to find out who the aliens are and why they sent spaceship plans and what they want with humans. I must admit that I am curious, too.
These soldiers were tortured and subjected to torture repeatedly.
[How far should the United States go in forcing Mohammed to give up vital information?] We do not sanction torture, but there are psychological and other means that can accomplish most of what we want, ... Getting that information will save American lives. We have no business not getting that information.
There are certain things in which mediocrity is intolerable: poetry, music, painting, public eloquence. What torture it is to hear a frigid speech being pompously declaimed, or second-rate verse spoken with all a bad poet's bombast!
The shy man does have some slight revenge upon society for the torture it inflicts upon him. He is able, to a certain extent, to communicate his misery. He frightens other people as much as they frighten him. He acts like a damper upon the whole room, and the most jovial spirits become, in his presence, depressed and nervous.
The spring ethnic cleansing of Albanians, accompanied by murders, torture, looting and burning of houses, has been replaced by the fall ethnic cleansing of non-Albanians, accompanied by the same atrocities.
Jordan, Egypt and Algeria all have a documented history of torture. Neither Britain nor any other country should consider returning people to such countries where they face the risk of torture.
There is still torture in Jordan, especially with regard to security suspects, ... All the good reasons that prevented the U.K. from deporting people to Jordan before August 10 remain unchanged by this agreement.
King Abdullah should order an independent investigation into Jordan's torture problem without delay. Political reforms won't mean much unless citizens can engage in peaceful political activity without fear of arrest and torture.
They have been responsible for serious crimes like illegal detentions, torture, and killings, and they appear to be operating with complete impunity.
We're not talking about torture in the abstract, but the real thing. U.S. personnel and officials may be criminally liable, and a special prosecutor is needed to investigate.
Life's the greates torture sould feel in hell, In hell: that they must live, and cannot die.
The Bush administration policy is against torture of any kind; it's prohibited by federal criminal law.
Unknown to her the rigid rule, the dull restraint, the chiding frown, the weary torture of the school, the taming of wild nature down.
Torture scars not only its subject, it scars those who perpetrate it and those who are witnesses to it.
You really need the best people in the JAG Corp. Look at what's happened with torture and treatment of detainees. You want the best advisers to the political administration you can get.