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Censoring torture information

Posted by direwolff on November 5, 2006

OK, I’ll try not to get emotional here but we need to seriously consider the impeachment and the bringing up of war crimes charges against the current Bush administration. On the heels of my recent post on torture, it appears that now the administration is moving into criminal territory when they begin to try to silence the victims of the torture they’ve wreaked. If according to this administration they’ve done nothing wrong, then what’s the problem with people speaking out about what we all know are attrocities and travesties of the so-called justice these administrators are doling out while putting our young men and women in harm’s way?

Check this out…

U.S. Seeks Silence on CIA Prisons

Court Is Asked to Bar Detainees From Talking About Interrogations

By Carol D. Leonnig and Eric Rich

Washington Post Staff Writers
Saturday, November 4, 2006; Page A01

The Bush administration has told a federal judge that terrorism suspects held in secret CIA prisons should not be allowed to reveal details of the “alternative interrogation methods” that their captors used to get them to talk.

Before you know it, the administration will also call for press coverage like this one to cease in order to protect national security…oh yeah, and to keep us in the dark.

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