Ben Saul

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Torture Degrades Us All

Arguments against torture are not based on alarmism, moral absolutism, or rhetoric. Torture irreparably damages human dignity, devalues human life, and corrupts the institutions of our democracy.

Torture Convention Needs Refining

The torture scandal rocking the U.S. and British militaries in the “war on terror” is shocking because of the serious breaches of international law involved.