Day: July 27, 2008

  • MPs Play Dumb Over Torture

    MPs and peers have said they may have been misled over UK troops' use of banned interrogation methods in Iraq. Not all troops had known "conditioning" techniques such as hooding and sleep deprivation were banned, the Joint Committee on Human Rights said. The committee had received assurances by a minister and a senior military officer…

  • Why Is This News?

    Reports from Iran say 29 people have been executed by hanging in Tehran. Among them were convicts found guilty of murder, rape, armed robbery and drug trafficking, state television IRIB reported on its website. All the executions took place on Sunday morning in Tehran’s Evin prison, the report said. (Source: BBC News) Firstly, I’m against…