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Five torture myths debunked

Headline Title:  Five torture myths debunked 26 June 2014  Torture is mainly used against terror suspects and during war Amnesty International research shows that torture and other ill-treatment continue to be an issue in many countries facing real or perceived national security threats, including terrorism.  However, the focus on torture and other ill-treatment in what the US authorities then called the “war on terror” at the beginning of the century may have skewed the global picture. What our research also clearly shows is that most victims of torture and other…

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