Torture

Australia Contravened UN Convention on Torture

The Australian Government has to be answerable to torture and inhumane treatment of refugees.  The question is why?  Ananswer that comes to me is that they believe it dissuades others from coming.  It doesn’t.  They are desperate and will continue to come.  The key is to work out how to… Continue reading

Convention Against Torture, Cruelty, Inhuman, Degrading Treatment or Punishment

Why is this Convention a treaty?  Why is it not LAW?  Therefore, the breaking of this law becomes automatically an international offence to be tried at the International Criminal Court at the Hague.  I note Saddam Hussein went there and then was tried in Iraq where he was executed.  This… Continue reading

Brigadier General Jan Karpinski Set Up Over Abu Ghraib Prison

The radio interview below is an interview with Janis Karpinksi the former commander of Abu Ghraib detention facility near Baghdad, Iraq.  The interview is with Freedom Radio.

There is a wise saying:

“It is for those who know to tell the blind horseman on the blind horse that he is heading for the abyss”… Continue reading

Mohandas Gandhi

“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”

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