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    IS torture ever justfied

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    The use of torture in Guantanamo Bay and the Abu Ghraib created much controversy in the United States. Abuse from Abu Ghraib prison ignited worldwide outrage after new revelations was revealed of prisoner abuse. During the war in Iraq, an army general was suspended from duty after investigations of reported prisoner abuse. According to PBS, during October and December of 2003, investigator found numerous evidence of prisoner’s abuse that occurred in Abu Ghraib. Abuse that was conducted by army officers

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    this; no reason can be which excuses such behavior in violation of these fundamentals. What occurred at Abu Ghraib in the form of mental and physical abuse has no excuse, and as General Taguba suggests, there is no stress of combat—at home or abroad (Hersh)—which may ever excuse a violation that strikes at the bedrock to our county. It has become public knowledge that what went on at Abu Ghraib was not an isolated incident, and had occurred in areas such as Afghanistan and Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. But

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    24 physiologically and physically healthy males were randomly selected where half would be prisoners and the other half prisoner guards. To make the experiments as real as possible, they had the prisoner participants arrested at their homes. The experiment took place in the basement of the Stanford University into a temporary made prison. The prisoners were given prison uniforms and number. The prisoners were subjected to numbers over their names and required to remember their names as ordered

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    Abu ghraib

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    Counsel in the US Justice Department to Alberto R. Gonzales, counsel to the president. The memo was written in response to a CIA request for legal guidance with the purpose to provide President Bush with a rationale and justification on the use of torture on potential Al Qaeda terrorists in order to extract information. The value of the source lies in the fact that the memo derived straight from the US Government and was drafted by President Bush’s legal advisors therefore contains reliable information

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    Prisoner Abuse at Abu Ghriab

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    Prisoner Abuse at Abu Ghraib (2) The number of incidences of torture on prime-time network television shows from 1995 to 2002 was 110; from 2002 to 2005 the number of torture showings on TV shows: 624. (http://tinyurl.com/4ek9ayz). According to the Parents Television Council the statistics of torture being shown on network TV shows have increased drastically since 2002, right before the United States took over the Iraqi prison of Abu Ghraib and the abuses began. The United States was found guilty

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    prisoners all looked alike, wearing orange jumpsuits, or naked; there was not any form of individualization. I can relate this to the abuse, and torture that took place at the prison complex in Abu Ghraib, Iraq. Unfortunately, this prison camp was a real depiction of the Stanford Prison Experiment. In October 2003, the 372nd reservists were assigned duty at Abu Ghraib. It was their duty to oversee Iraqis prisoners that were being held at the detention center. The prison was located 20 miles west

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    The Obedience that Caused World War Two

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    have to put our foot down to our leaders and do what it right by our own mind. Works Cited "Abu Ghraib torture and prisoner abuse." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation. 11 Nov. 2013 . Gansberg, Martin. "Thirty-Eight Who Saw Murder Didn't Call the Police." New York Times 27 Mar. 1964. Girard, Richard. "The Nuremberg Defense." OpEdNews. 07 July 2010. Permaink. 06 Nov. 2013 . Speigel, Peter. "A Top Abu Ghraib Officer Is Charged." Los Angeles Times 29 Apr. 2006. Zimbardo, Philip. "Stanford Prison Experiment

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    What Can Power Give You?

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    power to physically, mentally, and sexually abuse, torture, and kill prisoners without prisoners being able to defend themselves due to being powerless. In the two articles, “The Stanford Prison Experiment” developed by Philip Zimbardo and “Abu Ghraib Prison Scandal,” they describe the ways that power can make a civilized person that has authority, (such as the guards, U.S. military, and Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)) act cruelly ill and abuse prisoners just for the fun of things and only because

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    outgroup (prisoners) hate and hostility (Gaunt, R., Jacques-Philippe, L., & Denis, S., 2004). In Zimbardo 's Stanford Prison experiment, we can see this more clearly. The Stanford Prison Experiment consisted of students who were assigned to the roles of either prisoners or guards for a period of six days (Haney, C., Banks, W. C., & Zimbardo, P. G., 1973). This study alone, demonstrates the power of authority, conformity, moral justification, and various other phenomenons seen in Abu Ghraib. In the

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    How Should Prisoners of War be Treated?

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    How Should Prisoners of War be Treated? In an op-ed piece for the New York Times, entitled "George W. to George W.," Thomas Friedman writes about the treatment of prisoners in United States custody being held in Iraq and Afghanistan. Friedman writes in his "George W." piece that “We killed 26 of our prisoners of war. In 18 cases, people have been recommended for prosecution or action by their supervising agencies, and eight other cases are still under investigation.” Friedman goes on to write

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