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Wednesday, October 26, 2005

"Confessions Under Torture"

From NPR.com: Oct. 25, 2005 Day to Day: "A federal court ruled that the confession of an alleged al-Qaeda member could be used at trial, despite the suspect's testimony that it was obtained under torture. Noah Adams talks with Slate legal analyst Dahlia Lithwick about the case, in which a U.S. citizen confessed -- while in the custody of Saudi Arabian authorities, often criticized for their harsh interrogation techniques -- to participating in a plot to kill President George W. Bush." Listen here [Mark Godsey]

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