Amazing story today out of Maine, where the Portland daily paper has published an account of a prisoner being pepper-sprayed by prison staffers in June 2012--despite already being restrained in a chair. And: They have the two-hour video to prove it. And: They have posted the entire video on their site. Now the law wants to find out how they got the leak. This goes way beyond "don't taze me, bro." See key excerpt below.
Greg Mitchell’s new edition of his acclaimed book on Iraq and the media,
"So Wrong for So Long", includes a preface by Bruce Springsteen, a new
introduction and a lengthy afterword with updates right up to this
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Pepper Spray Torture--in the USA
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