Saturday, November 25, 2006

Rumsfeld authorized torture, says former Abu Ghraib commander

Well the truth is finally out, Rumsfeld authorized torture. Standing up and listening to loud music will just kill you.

The former commander of Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq claimed outgoing US defence minister Donald Rumsfeld had personally authorized the use of torture against prisoners, an interview published in Spanish daily El Pais revealed Saturday.
'I saw a memorandum signed by Rumsfeld on the use of such interrogation methods,' Janis Karpinski told El Pais.
The techniques allegedly approved by Rumsfeld in the document included disruption of prisoners' sleep and mealtimes, forcing them to listen to loud music or to stand for long periods. Read More.

As I recall this was the commander who was fired for incompetence.


Anonymous said...

Whew at least they did not use the old stick their fingers together with bubble gum torture

Ron Ballew said...