The Torture Playlist


Subject:
Constitutional Law & Civil Liberties , Torture

Description:
This portion of a special feature on U.S. torture discusses how "[m]usic has been used in American military prisons and on bases to induce sleep deprivation, 'prolong capture shock,' disorient detainees during interrogations -- and also drown out screams." Provides list and sound clips of "some of the songs that guards and interrogators chose" to use at Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo. From the website for Mother Jones magazine.

Publisher:
The Foundation for National Progress

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.motherjones.com/news/featurex/2008/03/torture-playlist.html


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