US official admits waterboarding presently illegal

A senior official in the Bush justice department said for the first time today that the controversial interrogation tactic is currently illegal.

//www.guardian.co.uk/world/2008/feb/14/terrorism.usa



London bombs justify 'torture', says Bush

President George Bush cited the London July 7 bombings in an interview broadcast last night to justify his support for waterboarding, an interrogation technique widely regarded as torture.

//www.guardian.co.uk/world/2008/feb/15/terrorism.usa1



Bush plans to veto waterboarding ban

US President George W. Bush plans to veto legislation passed by the Senate to bar the CIA from using harsh interrogation methods including waterboarding.

//www.news.com.au/heraldsun/story/0,21985,23217392-5005961,00.html



Lieberman backs waterboarding

'It's not like we're burning people with hot coals'
//rawstory.com/news/2008/Lieberman_backs_waterboarding_Its_not_like_0215.html



More than 24 thousand of Guantanamo interrogations were taped: report

More than 24,000 interrogations of suspected terrorists at the Guantanamo prison camp were videotaped, though the US military has not confirmed the videos exist, a report said Thursday.

//afp.google.com/article/ALeqM5jPWdlTVbuJ6dCEe_riDVcxewo2Fg



Bush Wants Limits on Access to Evidence

The Bush administration asked the Supreme Court on Thursday to limit judges' authority to scrutinize evidence against detainees at Guantanamo Bay.

//ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5iTl59qEocyaIm0Odovt293VWgzHwD8UQCRT80


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