Christopher Hitchens-Is Waterboarding Torture? 2008 07 08 (BBC Newsnight)clip
Is waterboarding torture? Vanity Fair tasked the journalist Christopher Hitchens to find out - by undergoing it. The resulting film makes extraordinary and uncomfortable viewing. We'll be asking him why he agreed it do it, what his conclusion was, and what his ordeal really proved.
Believe Me, It’s Torture by Christopher Hitchens August 2008,Vanity Fair
“What more can be added to the debate over U.S. interrogation methods, and whether waterboarding is torture? Try firsthand experience. The author undergoes the controversial drowning technique, at the hands of men who once trained American soldiers to resist—not inflict—it.....”
You can watch their video at Vanity Fair's website - some viewers may find it disturbing.
Full Article and their flash video at:
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Jul 11, 2008, 00:52:37
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