Hooded men and the science of torture

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The Author , [Derry]
Statementby Scopoli (Derry).
ContributionsIrish Republican Socialist Party.
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Community Reviews. Excellent set of interviews with a group of Irish Catholic men from Northern Ireland who were rounds up as part of Operation Demetrius and subsequently subjects to the Five Techniques. The accounts provide precise, chilling details of their experiences at the hand of the British Army/5.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(3). The Hooded Men, British Torture-Centres In Ireland. The Irish Times has a laudably detailed article examining the historic issue of the “Hooded Men”: Irish citizens detained by the British and unionist authorities in the north-east of Ireland during the period of internment – imprisonment without charge or trial – in the early s.

In his account Seán McKenna describes extreme physical brutality, sectarian abuse and humiliation and how, after a few days of this, he was hooded and taken to a place he called the madhouse, where he was tortured and interrogated. The fourteen became known as "the Hooded Men" and were the only Hooded men and the science of torture book in Northern Ireland subjected to all five techniques together.

Other detainees were subjected to at least one of the five techniques along with other interrogation methods. Inthe European Commission of Human Rights ruled that the five techniques amounted to torture. The fate of the 14 Irishmen – who became known as the “Hooded Men” because their heads were hooded through their interrogations – had international ramifications.

The Ballykelly unit was a purpose-built torture centre. Now nine of the 10 “hooded men” who survived, along with family members of four who have.

The Hooded Men won their case against the UK in when the European Commission of Human Rights ruled the techniques were torture, but the findings were overturned by the European Court of Human. The case of the Hooded Men, then became the benchmark by which other countries measure their “enhanced interrogation programs,” and continues to be used to justify the use of torture by democratic societies.

Hooded Men: Court hears documents point to torture conspiracy Some of the Hooded Men, Liam Shannon, Francis McGuigan, Jim Auld, Joe Clarke, Kevin Hannaway and Brian Turley pictured at an earlier.

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An appeal by the Irish government on behalf of “The Hooded Men” has been rejected by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR). The 14 Northern Irishmen maintain they were tortured after being Author: Joe Sommerlad.

Amnesty urges Ireland to reopen hooded men case against UK the UK has a long overdue responsibility to establishment an independent investigation into the torture of these men, and to hold to.

Treatment of ‘hooded men’ not torture, human rights court rules European court rejects Ireland’s application for revised decision on treatment of 14 men Tue,Updated: Tue Author: Colm Keena.

One of the so-called Hooded Men has spoken of his anger after a European court rejected an Irish request to find that he and 13 others suffered torture while they were interned.

This hasn’t stopped the CIA from pursuing a research-based answer. Recently released documents, reviewed here for the first time, reveal that the Agency looked to science for a resolution and raise the explosive possibility that the CIA conducted a clandestine program of human-subjects research on the risks and efficacy of by: 6.

Get this from a library. The hooded men: British torture in Ireland, August, October [Denis Faul; Raymond Murray] -- A look at the Irish Rebels who were subjected to torture. It is particularly concerned about those subjected to sensory deprivation techniques and who became known as the Hooded Men.

This new edition. This is the most comprehensive, and most comprehensively chilling, study of modern torture yet written. Darius Rejali, one of the world's leading experts on torture, takes the reader from the late nineteenth century to the aftermath of Abu Ghraib, from slavery and the electric chair to electrotorture in American inner cities, and from French and British colonial prison cells and /5(3).

Jacobsen, Lone and Peter Vesti () Torture Survivors—a New Group of Patients (2nd rev. edn.) Copenhagen: International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims (IRCT). Google Scholar Kelman, Herbert C. () `The Social Context of Torture: Policy Process and Authority Structure', in Ronald D.

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Schmid (eds), The Cited by: The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has rejected a request to find that men detained during internment in Northern Ireland suffered so-called 'Hooded Men. A look at the Irish internees who were subjected to torture in the s.

It is particularly concerned about those subjected to sensory deprivation techniques and who became known as the Hooded Men. This new edition contains the original statements of `the Hooded Men' taken down by Raymond Murray, shortly after the men underwent the brutal /5(2).

Amnesty International has called for an independent UK investigation into the alleged torture of 14 suspects detained by the British to revise its judgment in the case of the hooded men. The neuroscience of interrogation: Why torture doesn’t work "Enhanced interrogation" may get someone to talk, but there's no evidence that it's the g: Hooded men.

More than men were rounded up on August but just 12 were chosen for "deep interrogation" and subjected to hooding, prolonged stress positions, white noise, sleep deprivation and deprivation of food and drink -- the torture methods developed by the army during the Troubles and collectively known as the "five techniques".


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2 -- THE TRAUMATIZATION & TORTURE OF THE VICTIM. The basis for the success of the Monarch mind-control programming is that different personalities or personality parts called alters can be created who do not know each other, but who can take the body at different times.

The amnesia walls that are built by traumas, form a protective shield of. With torture techniques becoming more sophisticated across the world, perpetrators aim to leave few, if any, physical marks on detainees and often rely on psychological torture instead.

Techniques used often include sleep deprivation, humiliation, mock executions, threats of abuse and sensory deprivation, among many others. Decades before Abu Ghraib’s hooded captives would become symbolic of torture in the public consciousness, the Hooded Men were subjected to dehumanizing, horrific “special treatment” at the hands of the British army and the Royal Ulster.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My libraryMissing: Hooded men.The stench of rotting flesh coming from the tiny, cramped cell overpowered him.

This was the smell of torture. As soon he set one foot inside the small room at a police detention center in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, Forensic Doctor Duarte Vieira was shocked. He had never seen anything as bad – and he had seen plenty.

Among the 45 men, women and children held in a space. Alfred W. McCoy's new book, A Question of Torture, chronicles the CIA's development and use of torture since the Cold War. He speaks with Steve Inskeep about the past, present and effectiveness of.