"The reason why torture is universally prohibited...

| | TrackBacks (0)
in international and domestic law the world over, however, is not because it is ineffective 
or counterproductive (though it is). Torture has been universally prohibited because in 
the aftermath of the second world war, the nations of the world agreed, under the 
leadership of the United States, that respect for basic human dignity required the 
absolute prohibition of torture under any circumstance. 

-- Vincent Iacopino's Memo to John Yoo

0 TrackBacks

Listed below are links to blogs that reference this entry: "The reason why torture is universally prohibited....

TrackBack URL for this entry: http://www.firejohnyoo.net/cgi-bin/mt/mt-tb.cgi/1823

UC Berkeley Billboard

press conference, protest, photos, video, reports

Donations via PayPal
are not tax deductible.

Events & Calendars

War Criminals Watch Events

Important Reading

Physicians for Human Rights
Broken Laws, Broken Lives

NLG White Paper

The President's Executioner

Detention and torture in Guantanamo

About this Entry

This page contains a single entry published on June 11, 2011 1:26 PM.

"Terrorists are cowards. Torturers are, too... was the previous entry in this blog.

John Yoo's Terror is the next entry in this blog.

Find recent content on the main index or look in the archives to find all content.