#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 10°C Tuesday 27 October 2020


# waterboarding - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Special Criminal Court accepts allegations former councillor claimed he was in IRA

Jonathan Dowdall falsely imprisoned and waterboarded a man who came to his house looking to buy a motorbike.

# waterboarding - Thursday 2 February, 2017

Taoiseach Jack Lynch confronted Prime Minister on torture claims in Northern Ireland

In documents seen by Channel 4, the Ministry of Defence admitted that they found some claims of torture credible.

# waterboarding - Thursday 26 January, 2017

Mexico tells Trump: "We will not pay for any wall'

Former Mexican President Vicente Fox Quesada also issued an angry riposte to Trump’s wall plan.

# waterboarding - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

Donald Trump compares trade deal to rape

He also called for the return of waterboarding in the fight against Islamic State.

# waterboarding - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

# waterboarding - Sunday 6 December, 2015

Watch an Irish scientist explain why torture doesn't work Waterboarding This post contains videos

Watch an Irish scientist explain why torture doesn't work

“Torture may get someone to talk, but there’s no evidence that it’s the truth.”

# waterboarding - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

The CIA 'misled' the public over harshness of torture regime

The report says that intelligence received from torture played no material part in finding Osama Bin Laden

# waterboarding - Thursday 6 September, 2012

New report alleges Gaddafi's enemies were waterboarded by CIA Waterboarding This post contains videos

New report alleges Gaddafi's enemies were waterboarded by CIA

Human Rights Watch are alleging that at least one opponent of Muammar Gaddafi was waterboarded during George Bush’s presidency.

# waterboarding - Saturday 11 August, 2012

US doctor accused of 'waterboarding' daughter

Well-known US paediatrician Dr. Melvin Morse is accused of holding his daughter’s face under a running tap.

# waterboarding - Sunday 15 January, 2012

From The Daily Edge Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# waterboarding - Tuesday 9 November, 2010

Bush denies waterboarding is torture, defends invasion of Iraq

Bush says history will judge him a success – buts adds that he’ll be dead by then.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: the former Mountjoy governor claims Larry Murphy was thrown to the wolves; George W Bush claims waterboarding “saved lives”, and Chris de Burgh sees red.