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Homeland Security Chief: We Were Wrong to Torture

George Washington’s Blog [1]
Sunday, Feb 22, 2009

The first head of the Department of Homeland Security – Tom Ridge – has agreed [2] 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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For background information, see this [4] and this [5] and this [6].