Sleep deprivation, water dousing, abdominal slaps, dietary manipulation--these were just some of the "enhanced interrogation
techniques" mentioned in what's generally known as the 2014 Senate torture report.
I remember being almost unconscious during the long interrogations
confessions, this article argues that custodial interrogations
The Office of the Surgeon General ignored this unpleasant fact by defining "participation" as directly engaging in interrogations
and denying medical personnel claims this was not an attempt to mislead but to deal with conflicting guidance.
The CIA's "brutal" program of so-called enhanced interrogation
techniques, which the CIA still refuses to acknowledge as torture, was far harsher than the agency previously admitted or politicians and officials were told.
Details of harsh interrogation
techniques used by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) on suspected terrorists are due to be released today.
John McCain, who was himself tortured as a POW during Vietnam, said on the Senate floor Tuesday that the harsh interrogations
described in the report amount to torture.
The prison conditions and harsh interrogations
of detainees were more brutal than the CIA officials acknowledged to the American public and in contacts with Congress and the White House.
Americans long have been aware of the broad outlines of the program, including the transport of suspects for harsh interrogations
to "black sites" abroad and the use of water-boarding and other interrogation
Lauritzen is critical of abusive interrogations
and advocates respecting the moral autonomy of individuals.
Some advocates argue that such false confessions could be prevented if police interrogations
However, one of the most important areas of the military police profession that cannot be allowed to suffer is the area of interrogations