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Water-boarding Would Be Torture For Mike McConnell

by | 13th, January 2008

ON The BBC: “US national intelligence chief Mike McConnell has said the interrogation technique of water-boarding ‘would be torture’ if he were subjected to it.”

Any chance of that?

“Mr McConnell said it would also be torture if water-boarding, which involves simulated drowning, resulted in water entering a detainee’s lungs.

He told the New Yorker there would be a ‘huge penalty’ for anyone using it if it was ever determined to be torture.

The US attorney-general has declined to rule on whether the method is torture.

And here is how to, er, recognise it:



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