How to Forgive Your Torturer

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How to Forgive Your Torturer 
The River Kwai Passes Through Latin America and Washington 

What a way to celebrate Torture Awareness Month!

According to an Amnesty International Poll released in May, 45% of Americans believe that torture is “sometimes necessary and acceptable” in order to “gain information that may protect the public.” Twenty-nine percent of Britons “strongly or somewhat agreed” that torture was justified when asked the same question.

 

read morea at: http://www.tomdispatch.com/blog/175857/tomgram%3A_ariel_dorfman,_a_tale_of_torture_and_forgiveness/