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Terrorism and Human Rights (32): What is Torture?

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(source) This question has to be answered, and not just because answering it is intellectually satisfying. Those who engage or want to engage in torture are constantly trying to redefine the word downwards. Nobody wants to be a torturer, but many want to use force during interrogations. because they think they have to, because they believe it helps, or simply because they’re insane and evil. Hence, if one can manage to exclude certain forms of […]