Friday, January 18, 2008

Canada puts U.S. on torture watch list:

Just what in hell gave these people the fucking idea the US tortures people.

Damn stupid Canucks*!
CTV News has learned that, as part of a "torture awareness workshop," diplomats are now being told where to watch for abuse.

The aim of the workshop: to teach diplomats who visit Canadians in foreign jails how to tell if they've been tortured. It also listed countries and places with greater risks of torture. The list includes Syria, Iran, Afghanistan, and China. But surprisingly, it also included the United States, Guantanamo Bay, and Israel.

It notes specific "U.S. interrogation techniquies," which include "forced nudity, isolation, and sleep deprivation." The U.S. has repeatedly denied allegations by international groups that it tortures prisoners captured in places like Afghanistan and Iraq. However, U.S. officials have refused to comment on the Canadian list.

Hey, Bush, do we have any troops left we can use to attack Canada?

* See item 9 here or don't. It merely states "Canucks" is not a derogatory term for Canadians. That's important to me or I would never use it.

Via The Agonist.



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