Guantanamo Bay-Research Paper

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Research Paper Topic: With the closing of Guantanamo Bay Prison and CIA prisons used to interrogate alleged terrorists using methods of torture to retain information, should torture continue to be used by the government and is it a useful tool? Identify your position and refer to sources. Should Torture Continue To Be Used By The Government? There is always somebody with more information, money, and power. Usually it is the government, for various reasons, that will not give out information regarding torture. Therefore, whatever we see on TV, read in books, hear from other and sometimes experience ourselves will be the only base of our knowledge on this subject. There is not much we can do to change the current situation, because the…show more content…
And what if the person is not guilty, but he tells you what you want to hear just to stop the pain. That’s what El-Ibrahim did. Will the mission of torture be accomplished in the end? I don’t think so. The story about El-Ibrahim had a good ending; the guy was alive at the end. How many stories though don’t have happy endings? I think if we decide to count, the list would be endless. Torture doesn’t just solely exist in the US, in Guantanamo Bay, but in many other countries. Most of my life I have lived in Russia where laws don’t work as well as they should. It is a mandatory for all the boys to go to the Army, once you turn 18. There are only few reasons, mostly due to health conditions, that will allow you to skip 2 years of being there. Serving your country has always been considered an act of patriotism. Not everybody knows that once you are in the Russian Army, your life is in danger. Danger in this case doesn’t mean to be killed while fighting, but to be tortured by you peers. Whoever came to Army first, supposively has more rights over new enrollees. Not everybody gets back home the same as they left. Mothers look for any possibility not to let their sons join the Army as they want them alive. This is torture that also involves physical violence. Some guys can’t take it for a long time and commit suicides. Why does it have to be this way? Why torture without a necessity? On the other hand, there are also extreme

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