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By Ian Cobain

ISBN-10: 1619021099

ISBN-13: 9781619021099

The legitimate line is apparent: the uk doesn't “participate in, solicit, motivate or condone” torture. And but, the proof is irrefutable: while confronted with strength threats to their nationwide safeguard, the gloves consistently come off.

Drawing on formerly unseen reliable records and the bills of witnesses, sufferers and specialists, prize-winning investigative journalist Ian Cobain appears to be like past the cover-ups, the equivocations, and the makes an attempt to push aside brutality because the paintings of some rogue interrogators, to get to the reality. From the second one international struggle to the warfare on Terror, through Kenya and northerly eire, A mystery historical past of Torture exhibits how the West have many times and systematically resorted to torture, turning a blind eye the place priceless, bending the legislations the place they could, and issuing specific denials the entire whereas. What emerges is an image of england that demanding situations our complacency on human rights and exposes the lie at the back of their attractiveness for reasonable play.

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