I Am Against Torture

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 555 People

    Tell Your Congressional Representitives You Are Too

    at http://www.humanrightsfirst.org/us_law/etn/elect08/index.aspx or http://www.house.gov/writerep/
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    1 Response Dec 11, 2007

    It's hideous. No means of it is acceptable.

    It is inhumane, and unforgivable. I have no respect for any... animal... that uses it against someone else. They lose their title of human being in my eyes when they resort to it.
    TheCroissant TheCroissant
    18-21, M
    Apr 27, 2015

    Its Wrong

    I strongly believe that torture is wrong. There is nothing right about it. Ive seen hostel and hostel part II. There is no one that deserves it. Even if someone did the worst thing to me. If it was worth killing them. I would shoot them in the head. If someone killed anyone in my...
    confessionstotell confessionstotell
    13-15, M
    Feb 5, 2012

    Torture , Is Torture !

    No matter where , or by who , or how it was done , or when , or anything else , Torture , will always still be torture ! The same one , in palestine , iraq , veitnam ( before ) , america , anywhere of the wolrd . I have one request , for all who reads this , type ( Israel...
    StableRedGun StableRedGun
    26-30, F
    1 Response Dec 31, 2008

    Water Boarding

     is not "squirting water on someone's face." It is " immobilizing the victim on his or her back with the head inclined downwards, and then pouring water over the face and into the breathing passages, causing the captive to believe he or she is dying...
    Jujalee Jujalee
    24 Responses Sep 19, 2009

    Sorry To Say This But

    i am really not that agaist it i thibnk it has a use on some people i think any person that hurst children and rapes need it i think 90 days in the stock infront of the court house would do more good then life in prison as prison has become a joke. poeple in prison ghet better...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2
    61-65, M
    Feb 4, 2012

    Not A Debate

    For me this is like the abortion, gay marriage, death penalty, and non-consentual domestic violence discussion. I have a sense of this one in particular being a good example of what I'm talking about: I cannot believe this is still a debate, and dialectically I feel stupid for...
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    1 Response Sep 4, 2013
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    Aug 21, 2015

    The people abused by priests in Ireland,

    Jersey, England, and countless other places, need closure to their torture. The parents of raped and murdered daughters, need true justice, not the torture of seeing column inches of the latest in prison issues of the person who admitted they done it. And how sorry everyone...
    Paca24 Paca24
    22-25, F
    Jul 24, 2014


    The Universal Declaration of Human Rights is a beautiful document which contains in it the ridiculously idealistic, laughably naive hope that, one day, each human being on the planet will live with dignity.  Perhaps I am idealistic and perhaps I am naive, but as an...
    adjyo adjyo
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Feb 22, 2009

    Bush Explains Veto of Waterboarding Bill

    I feel like I'm going to throw up.     Bush explains veto of waterboarding bill By JENNIFER LOVEN, Associated Press Writer 28 minutes ago WASHINGTON - President Bush said Saturday he vetoed legislation...
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    9 Responses Mar 8, 2008

    Against It!

    I should clarify this. I am against all torture when it is me being tortured! anyone else... well they probably deserve it.
    Arorin Arorin
    22-25, M
    3 Responses Feb 20, 2009


    Ok so my dad and mom got divorced and my mom married a guy named Devon. So my mom died last year of cancer. Me and my sisters may and Leah are stuck with Devon. I'm rayne 16 and Leah is 3 and may is 17. Devon locks us in his basement and hooks us up to some chains naked! Oh the...
    Outwith789 Outwith789
    36-40, F
    Jun 13, 2013


    Back in the 18th century, Europeans realized something. Not only is torture inhumane, it's ineffective. And if it was ineffective for them, why should it be any more effective or any more human for us? There is a sense of humanity that has evolved with our thinking and...
    SweetbriarPoet SweetbriarPoet
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Feb 4, 2009

    Against Torture

    No body should assume the rights over anyone else in this arena! Many countries are at the hands of incompetent leaders who exercise their power at the expense of those who come under their juristiction! Whilst there is a lot of beauty in our world,we should not lose sight of...
    tartito65 tartito65
    56-60, M
    Feb 11, 2011

    Introverts/extroverts Understandings

    First off, there are those who are reading this who might not know which camp they fall into, the extrovert or the introvert. Chances are, the majority of those reading this will know, but for those who don’t, let’s define those two terms here very broadly. Extroverts tend to...
    cariaga cariaga
    18-21, M
    1 Response Feb 10, 2012

    I Am Dead Set Against Any K...

    I am dead set against any kind of torture, to any living thing. I believe torture is barbaric and unhuman. I would like to see capitial punishment in all countries through-out the world, if a person is proven,"Beyond a shadow of a doubt}, they are guilty of an horrendous...
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    3 Responses Aug 6, 2008

    WWJT: Who Would Jesus Torture?

        New Research on Christian Right and Torture: WWJT? By Ron Reagan Flickr: Creative Commons by dullhunk A new Pew Research study released last week indicates that people who attend church services most often are more likely to support...
    VendettA12 VendettA12
    31-35, M
    7 Responses May 5, 2009

    Earlier this week, the Senate published a

    report damning the interrogations used by the CIA and the long suspected misleading of the public regarding their gruesome practices as a method in gaining intelligence. Not only were harsh methods being used in the wake of the attacks on 9/11, many of these proved to be...
    TheGreatLeveler TheGreatLeveler
    26-30, M
    1 Response Dec 13, 2014

    I Have Been Mentally Tortured

    The govt know and have given me a category 1 as a victim of abuse under the banner of TORTURE.... I am even that way now I am too afraid to look pretty incase someone kills my pets or family or me I am afraid to mix socially with people and even at my last job I was afraid the...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals
    36-40, F
    Aug 1, 2011

    Very Much Against...

    Facing extreme emotional and physical torture, continually, how many of us would withstand it and not say anything just to make it stop?  Very few I know, as whilst we may say we would, we are in essence, very rarely an endurant race as humans. Suspicion- it is not a very...
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    1 Response Aug 3, 2008

    This Is Telling...

    Canada lists U.S. as place of possible torture....here is the link...  http://www.cnn.com/2008/WORLD/americas/01/18/canada.torture.list.ap/index.html
    mj915 mj915
    31-35, F
    6 Responses Jan 18, 2008

    Introverts/extroverts Understandings

    First off, there are those who are reading this who might not know which camp they fall into, the extrovert or the introvert. Chances are, the majority of those reading this will know, but for those who don’t, let’s define those two terms here very broadly. Extroverts tend to...
    cariaga cariaga
    18-21, M
    Feb 10, 2012


    If a person / people causes torture on another human being...we can tell what type of person they really are.  Only scumbags torture.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr
    36-40, F
    1 Response Aug 24, 2011

    I'm completely against torture.

    Firstly, because it's unethical, and also the fact that coercive interrogation methods are not a reliable or effective way of collecting information from others. If you push someone enough, the person will spew whatever it is that needs to be said, whether it's true or not...
    Jujalee Jujalee
    1 Response Mar 2, 2014

    Be Careful Who U Decide To Let Into Ur Life

    I recently got out of a horrible relationship of 2 years to a man I thought adored me when in fact I was nothing more than a science project to. I've been electronically harassed and tortured and gang stalked which I had never even heard of til yesterday. We were engaged and...
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Nov 13, 2013


    How can human beings do that to one another? torture?!!! what kind of human being are you if they do that? cause so much harm to another like it is nothing, hearing their pain, their cries, yet they continue....WTF is wrong with people these days!!!!
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    2 Responses Mar 1, 2011
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