Posts Tagged ‘geneva conventions’

Milgram’s Experiment & Ghosts Of Abu Ghraib

Tuesday, February 27th, 2007

I recently watched the HBO documentary , about the torture our government has sanctioned (and tried to cover up) in Iraq.

It’s disheartening that we’re no longer considered the good guys internationally. We used to be advocates for countries to go above and beyond the standards set by the but now our government has adopted torture as policy. The documentary was made by (uh-huh, those Kennedys), so it will obviously have a bias in favor of human rights but then wouldn’t any documentary about torture? I highly recommend Ghosts of Abu Ghraib:

Milgram’s Experiment

The documentary makes chillingly clear the demonstrated by ‘s of the 1960s. This clip is from on the :

The Road to Guantánamo Trailer

Friday, June 23rd, 2006

opens today. of the docudrama explains, it is based on the account of the , the three British Muslims who were detained at the American military prison in , Cuba, for three years until they were released to their government, without being charged. Here’s the trailer:

Director has posted an extended (10 minute) .

It opens in Minnesota on July 7 at the in Minneapolis.

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