• From: "Judith Evans" <judithevans1@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 13 Jun 2006 20:39:19 +0100

EY> Consider this argument from Lt. Col. Gordon Cucullu, a
> former Army Green Beret lieutenant colonel. Comparing the
> Moussaoui case to the McVey case, and noting the "rush to
> execution" of McVey, he writes:
> ___________
>> One indisputable fact emerges from the hasty execution of
>> McVey: we lost forever the opportunity to interrogate him
>> properly.

That's an argument against hasty execution, not one in favour of
of due process (let alone torture).

Cucullu>>There is no torture, no abuse, no humiliation,
>> and no coercion.

that is, is it not, a matter of opinion and definition?

Why have those who have made false confessions done so?

Judy Evans, Cardiff
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