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In quotes: George W. Bush on torture

Posted by musliminsuffer on April 19, 2009

In the Name of Allah, the Compassionate, the Merciful

=== News Update ===

April 17, 2009

In quotes: George W. Bush on torture

From a commitment to the worldwide elimination of torture to a defence of waterboarding: President Bush in his own words

US President Barack Obama escorts former George W. Bush as the former US president leaves the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on January 20, 2009, following the inauguration of Obama as 44th US President.

(Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

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— “The United States is committed to the worldwide elimination of torture and we are leading this fight by example.” President Bush on UN Torture Victims Recognition Day 26 June 2003

— “Freedom from torture is an inalienable human right and we are committed to building a world where human rights are respected and protected by the rule of law … Many have been detained, arrested, thrown in prison and subjected to torture by regimes that fail to understand that their habits of control will not serve them well in the long term.” Statement by President Bush released by the White House on June 26, 2005

— “We do not torture.” President Bush to reporters during a visit to Panama in November 2005

— “The bill Congress sent me would take away one of the most valuable tools in the war on terror — the CIA program to detain and question key terrorist leaders and operatives.” President Bush on his veto of a bill that would have outlawed waterboarding in March 2008

— “I’m aware our national security team met on this issue. And I approved … I told the country we did that. And I also told them it was legal. We had legal opinions that enabled us to do it.” President Bush in an interview with ABC about interrogation tactics used on detainees in April 2008



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One Response to “In quotes: George W. Bush on torture”

  1. Thomas said



    Personally Authorized Torture Of the CHILDREN of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed too..??

    on the torture of these boys 7 and 11 years old.??

    Is bush gonna take the responsibility for their torture too..???

    Maybee bush and chainey can tell us WHERE these boys are today..??

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