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War on terrorism leads to rights abuses: watchdog

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posted on Nov, 19 2007 @ 02:35 PM
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War on terrorism leads to rights abuses: watchdog


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KAMPALA (Reuters) - Torture, beatings, executions, racist stereotyping and intrusive surveillance are among the abuses countries are committing in the name of fighting terrorism, a rights watchdog said on Monday.

The Commonwealth Human Rights Commission said since the 9/11 attacks, many nations had been using the military for police work in the so-called "war on terror," leading to brutal policing techniques, including extra-judicial killings
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posted on Nov, 19 2007 @ 02:35 PM
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We are better than the terrorist how? Can we claim some moral highground here??? How many of these abuses are being performed by our own countries? rendition, water boarding, no habeous corpus. How are we ANY different?

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