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# Waterboarding

This year
Family of man tortured by British military into murder confession awarded £350,000
Liam Holden’s conviction was quashed in 2012 and he received £1 million in damages for the miscarriage of justice.
All time
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.
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.
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.
Donald Trump compares trade deal to rape
He also called for the return of waterboarding in the fight against Islamic State.
"He's a p***y" - Donald Trump repeats slur used to describe rival
The circus rumbles on.
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.”
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
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.
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.
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.
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.