Torture

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U.N. Committee Calls Catholic Stance on Abortion ‘Torture’; Nets Silent

Broadcast news shows fail to mention UN attack on religious liberty.
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NYT Hypes 'Nonpartisan' Report on Torture Under Bush -- From 'Ardent Democrat' Who Avoided His Inaugural

A "nonpartisan, independent review" by the Constitution Project aims to prove that the United States tortured detainees in the war on terror after 9/11, and the Times' Scott Shane gives them a ...
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New York Times' Shane Calls Waterboarding 'Torture' on Front Page While Chiding 'Zero Dark Thirty''s Portrayal

New York Times intelligence reporter Scott Shane made the front page with a quasi-review of "Zero Dark Thirty," the critically acclaimed new release about the bin Laden raid that suggests ...
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NBC's Lauer Cites CIA 'Torture' Scenes in Bin Laden Movie, Asks Whether 'Ends Justified the Means'

During a segment on Thursday's NBC Today on the upcoming film about the hunt for Osama Bin Laden, Zero Dark Thirty, co-host Matt Lauer wondered if scenes depicting "brutal interrogations" of ...

Media Cast Bush as Rights Abuser, Gloss Over Obama's Killing of U.S. Citizen

The three network morning shows on Friday all highlighted the United States' success in killing terrorist Anwar al Awlaki. However, although these same programs were sensitive to the slightest ...

On Defensive, NY Times Takes on 'Torture Apologists' Who See Vindication of Harsh Interrogation Tactics

From Thursday's NYT lead editorial: "One reaction, however, was both cynical and disturbing: crowing by the apologists and practitioners of torture that Bin Laden's death vindicated their immoral ...

On Defensive, NY Times Takes on 'Torture Apologists' Who See Vindication of Harsh Interrogation Tactics

From Thursday's NYT lead editorial: "One reaction, however, was both cynical and disturbing: crowing by the apologists and practitioners of torture that Bin Laden's death vindicated their immoral ...

On Defensive, Times Takes on 'Torture Apologists' Who See Vindication of Harsh Interrogation Tactics

Thursday's lead editorial: "The killing of Osama bin Laden provoked a host of reactions from Americans: celebration, triumph, relief, closure and renewed grief. One reaction, however, was both ...

NYT Ignores Panetta, Assures Us 'Brutal Interrogations' Didn't Help Track Osama

The Times' overconfident analysis of the available information serves to protect its ideological left flank, ignoring C.I.A. director Leon Panetta's admission that enhanced interrogation, ...
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