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Survey: Acceptance of Torture During War Growing

A global survey has found a major shift in public attitudes toward torture, with growing numbers of people approving the use of this forbidden practice to obtain "important military information." The survey, which was conducted by the International Committee of the Red Cross, questioned more than 17,000 people in 16 countries between June and September about a range of issues regarding the conduct of war. Ten countries in conflict participated in the survey, along with...

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