December 2014 (2)
Dec 9 2014 8:11PM
Paper trail: from Northern Ireland’s hooded men to CIA’s global torture
In August 1971 the UK authorities arrested and interned hundreds of men in Northern Ireland. Fourteen of them were selected for "special treatment" - torture in a specially-built interrogation centre at a British Army camp. The men wer...
Dec 1 2014 11:01AM
Time to end 40 years of impunity for torture of ‘Hooded Men’
I led an Amnesty International delegation to Belfast in 1971 to investigate allegations we had received of internees subjected to brutal physical interrogation methods combined with measures of ‘sensory deprivation’. Those were evident...