Protest against Bush administration torture enabler


This video from the USA is called Protesters Disrupt John Yoo’s Return to Classroom UC Berkeley Law Boalt Hall 8-16-10.

And this video is Part 2.

From Crooks and Liars in the USA on this video:

October 20, 2009

PBS News Hour

The tenure of Berkeley law professor John Yoo has come under fire amid a backlash over the role he played in the Bush administration, advising on the legalities of now-controversial interrogation tactics used on terror suspects. Spencer Michels reports.

Update May 2011: here.

“Guidebook to False Confessions”: Key Document John Yoo Used to Draft Torture Memo Released. Jason Leopold, Jeffrey Kaye, Truthout: A key document that describes the origins of the Bush administration’s torture program was just released by the Department of Defense under the Freedom of Information Act. The so-called Pre-Laboratory Operating Instructions was a manual used to teach US servicemembers how to withstand torture if captured by an enemy. The document was shared with top Bush administration officials during White House meetings in May of 2002 as they discussed an “alternative interrogation methods” for high-value detainee Abu Zubaydah. Seven of the techniques in the manual ended up in the August 2002 torture memo drafted by former Justice Department attorney John Yoo: here.

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