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In Turkey, we have lived almost everything that could be lived; war and torture... The war concept was consumed to its limits. But there is only one way we have not tried: negotiations, peace, and talking.
Torture is illegal, both in the U.S. and abroad. So - and that is true for the Bush administration and for any other administration.
In the future, torture will once again become the recreational sport of the rich.
'Zero Dark Thirty' is a disturbing, fantastically-made movie. It will make you hate torture.
I think there would be less torture with a warrant requirement than without one.
On March 5, 2011, protesters stormed the Egyptian state security headquarters. In real time, activists shared their discoveries on Twitter as they moved through a building that had until recently been one of the Mubarak regime's largest torture facilities.
I loved performing in the 'High School Musical' movies - that didn't seem like work - but the gym felt like torture!
I don't torture myself.
I suppose what's happened recently has confirmed suspicions I voiced in the book, and I think made clearer some of those things that I point out. For instance I have a section of the book where I talk about the possibility of torture.
Reading a book you are not enjoying is a torture not to be undertaken without a reward. I leave plays at the interval, too!
Barack Obama isn't the first politician to break a promise, torture the truth or outright lie to the American people. But, he certainly is among the most accomplished at it.
There is a high bar for something to be considered a human right. Loosely put, it must be among the things we as humans need in order to lead healthy, meaningful lives, like freedom from torture or freedom of conscience.
This work is a torture on the rump but a joy to the heart.
When you have girl children, they torture you! If at any moment of the day I ever think I'm remotely cool at all, which is hardly ever, I have two daughters who make sure that never happens. They say, 'Mom, you didn't really wear that?' And I say, 'Yes, and pretty much everyone saw it.'
Torture has been privatized now, so you have obviously the whole scandal in America about the abuse of prisoners and the fact that, army people might be made to pay a price, but who are the privatized torturers accountable too?
I have this system. I torture my husband and everyone around me with my nerves and anxiety. Then, when I get on stage, the fear is gone. I've exhausted myself. It just dissipates.
Because animals are property, we consider as 'humane treatment' that we would regard as torture if it were inflicted on humans.
Gary L. Francione
After 10 years of French torture - psychological torture - it's great to do an American movie.
This stuff on enemy combatants, the Bush Administration has fought like a tiger to avoid having to produce any evidence to a judge to show why somebody is locked up in perpetuity. Another example of that is the torture scandal.
I get up in the morning, torture a typewriter until it screams, then stop.
Clarence Budington Kelland
'24' glamorizes torture. I don't think there's any other way of putting it.
The Bush administration will go down in history as the Torture Team.
My style of singing has always been referred to 'soul' singing when it fact it's more influenced by English R&B Blues Shouting. I'm closer to Led Zeppelin as a vocalist than to Ella Fitzgerald. It was torture dealing with major labels.
It is also asserted that the election settled the matters of the war and the torture of prisoners. These are dead issues that no longer need be addressed.
I am told that the majority of Iraqis wanted Saddam removed from power, but they were unwilling and were incapable of doing the job themselves because they feared Saddam and knew the pain and torture he was capable of inflicting upon them.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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