Torture provides nothing positive, it only destroys, both the victim and all who come in contact or support of it.
Psychologist: Gitmo detainee to be released is 'broken into pieces'
David Edwards and Jason Rhyne
Published: Friday December 28, 2007
Direct from Guantánamo Bay
March 27, 2007
Advocacy Director for Domestic Human Rights and International Justice
David Hicks pleads guilty on one count.
AI observer attends arraignment at Guantánamo
His confession was the result of torture and ill-treatment making it completely invalid. We are also expected to take the word of only his military accusers. This was a highly unconstitutional, immoral and again it must be stressed a completely un-American exercise in shame with much more in likeness to the old Soviet Union, China, or any other authoritarian government.
Justice delayed and justice denied?
Trials under the Military Commissions Act (PDF)
Close Guantanamo! Amnesty Speaks Out
Once we believe that torture is okay, that we're still pure and clean and good for having accepted it, we open ourselves up to many evil embraced horrors of our own making. We already believe in pre-emptive war and collateral damage without a conscience thought, for even a moment of the results of our actions.
Amnesty International Volunteers