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Abu Ghraib

Torture glossary and translation dictionary

By R. Neal
November 22, 2005 - Posted by R. Neal As a follow up to some of the torture related news posted here in the last couple of days, here's a handy guide to help sort out some of the technical terms: Enhanced interrogation techniques: Torture Dietary manipulation: Torture by starvation

Blaming the Victims

May 18, 2005 - Taking a page from the Pentagon's Abu Ghraib playbook, BP Amoco has decided where the blame lies for the deadly March 23 blast at its Texas City refinery: with a few bad apples "low-

Abu Ghraib Everywhere

February 17, 2005 - Laura LaFay, writing in the latest Southern Exposure, draws a revealing parallel between the Abu Ghraib scandals and similar abuses in Southern prison