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    • Universal Declaration of Human Rights
      Hugh, Crump & Carney
    • Right No. 5
      Official Definition
      No one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.
      DVD Definition
      You can’t be tortured
    • Torture/Cruelty
      Nobody shall be subjected to any form of unfair treatment – through torture and/or cruelty
    • Degrading Treatment
      Nobody deserves to be subjected to degrading or humiliating treatment/punishment.
    • Cruelty/Torture Statistics
      This is a list of statistics relating to people being tortured at Guantanamo, Afghanistan, Iraq, and other sites as of May 2009.
      Date started: October 2001, after 9/11, after invasion of Afghanistan
      total detainees ever in custody: at least 775detainees released without charge: 420current number of detainees:245
      attempted suicides: hundredssuccessful suicides: at least 4
      Number of cases of abuse: at least 330Number of detainees involved in abuse case: at least 460Number of US personnel involved in abuse cases: at least 600Number of US personnel convicted of abuse: 54Number of US personnel serving prison time for abuse: 40
      Number of detainees who have died while in US custody: at least 100Number of detainees deaths ruled a homicide: at least 30
      Number of tapes made by CIA showing torture of detainees: at least 92Number of tapes destroyed by CIA: At least 92Number of hours of video footage of CIA torture: hundreds of hours
      American lives saved from torture-induced confessions: ZERO
      http://www.warhw.com/2009/05/04/us-torture-statistics/