domenica 24 settembre 2006

Gulag vs. Guantanamo


Quanti Gulag può sopportare una società aperta?

[...] "We know, in fact, about Soviet and American abuses in astonishing detail because government investigators went to prisons with notebook and camera and emerged appalled at what they saw. The purpose of those investigations, one would imagine, would be to expose illegal detention and torture in order to stop it. But despite the nearly annual Soviet investigations into abuses, the Gulag continued unhindered for nearly three decades. Despite FBI and Army investigations in Iraq and Cuba, the White House persists in justifying the use of secret CIA prisons in undisclosed foreign locations to sequester terrorist suspects without charge." [...]

Six Questions on the American “Gulag” for Historian Kate Brown, Harper's Magazine, settembre 2006

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