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Homeland Security Chief: We Were Wrong to Torture
Posted By admin On February 22, 2009 @ 4:37 am In Featured Stories | Comments Disabled
George Washington’s Blog 
Sunday, Feb 22, 2009
The first head of the Department of Homeland Security – Tom Ridge – has agreed  with the recent report by the International Commission of Jurists which said that anti-terror measures worldwide had seriously undermined international human rights law.
Ridge also said that even terrorism suspects are entitled to due process.
And Ridge acknowleged that waterboarding is torture.
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