The twilight zone / 'Now you are paralyzed, as we promised'
By Gideon Levy
"We have to make you do a little sports," the Shin Bet interrogator said, launching four successive days of questioning accompanied by brutal physical torture. The result: Luwaii Ashqar can no longer stand on his feet. He sits in his wheelchair, dressed in a fashionable quasi-military suit, super-elegant, new Caterpillar-brand shoes on his paralyzed feet.
"They sat me down on a square chair without a back, which was attached to the floor and had sharp metal ends [sticking up]. My legs were tied to the legs of the chair with metal cuffs and my hands were tied behind my back with metal cuffs. One interrogator sat behind me and the other in front of me. The interrogator opposite me said: We have to give you a little sports, so you will be able to hold out in the military interrogation. The sports was that they pushed me backward by the chest, a backward somersault, and I would hold myself so my bones would not break. After a minute or two I would automatically fall on the floor, but the interrogator behind me would put his foot on my chest and press, and the interrogator in front would grab my hands and pull and pull behind the chair. They kept on like that until I don't know what happened to me, heat in every part of my body, puking everything I had in my stomach and it would go into my nostrils. I would wake up when they poured water on my face. When I woke up, we went back to the same situation. It went on like this 15-20 times an hour.
"After that they made me crouch on my toes, not letting me lean on the back of my foot. I was in that position for 40-50 minutes, maybe an hour - that was my estimate - until I felt my soles swelling and they turned blue and there was tremendous pain. After that, stand up, and they tied my hands and pressed as hard as they could on the metal handcuffs until the metal dug into my hand. Here are the signs, you can still see them.
And these sick and twisted mother fuckers are what Bush and most of the Congress refer to as our good ally in the Middle East with which we have a "special relationship?"
A "special relationship" indeed. Is that the sick and twisted war mongers of the US cozying up to the war mongers in Israel?
No civilized nation engages in torture. Not only is that action inhumane, rarely does it get the desired results.
Oh, but it does get results. Results like helping recruit a never ending supply of fighters willing to avenge the wrongs perpetuated upon them by the psychotically deranged countries who support, arm, train and finance these "Masters of Torture."
And in the end, maybe that is the real goal of all this torture: To help fuel Arab and Muslim hatred against the Masters of Torture so that both the US and Israel can remain forever in a state of war.
A never ending war which only profits the arms makers, crafty politicans and casket makers.
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