The U.S. Government has engaged
Rendition", an unlawful practice in which numerous
persons have been illegally detained and secretly flown to
third countries, where they have suffered additional human
rights abuses including torture and enforced disappearance.
These prisoners have been transported through many
countries with the knowledge of their governments. By
permitting the U.S.to use its territory, these countries are
in effect endorsing torture of the most vile nature in what
the U.S. call its "war on
This video provides some evidence of the type of torture
engaged in by by our allies. As citizens of the U.S. each
of us is responsible for the actions of our government. We
are complicit in the torture, distance from the tools used
to inflict pain in no way reduces our part in these
disgusting acts of barbarity.
This video contains graphic images and audio of torture
and should only be viewed by a mature audience.
This is only a small part of what the word "torture" means
See also :
Kidnap and Torture American Style: Video:
Kidnap and Torture American Style follows the stories of terror
suspects. Click to view
Outlawed: Torture and Disappearances in the "War on Terror"
Testimony from another victim of Extraordinary Rendition.
"I Was Tortured" - By Sister Dianna Ortiz, OSU
: Sister Ortiz relates her personal experiences and tell us that
U.S. personnel were present in interrogation and torture rooms,”
in Guatemala in 1989 when she was kidnapped, taken to a secret
prison and repeatedly raped and tortured by troops commanded by
General Hector Gramajo (a CIA asset and graduate of the U.S.
Army School of the Americas).
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