"They came down and started to beat me with a baseball bat, breaking three of my lower ribs, badly bruising my intestines and causing a slight leakage in my liver.Once again, torture worked quite well at extracting accurate information. The attackers left with "thousands of pounds from a safe."
"The leader lost his cool. He said ’now final ultimatum, live or die, where big money?’
"The other guy pulled my up by my hair, because I could hardly stand after the beating, and put a knife to my throat.
"The third man, who was a complete madman, jabbed a knife in my ear and threatened to cut my ear off.
Thursday, June 11, 2009
Another Man Who Knows Torture Works
Don Southerd, age 75, of Overseal in the UK is another man who would be amazed to learn that torture doesn't work -- as many torture opponents like to argue. Three robbers showed up at his house, knocked him unconscious and searched the house. When they didn't find the cash they wanted, they tortured Southerd.