Deprogramming Archive

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‘Stop brain-washing terrorists’

Sydney – A suggestion by Australia’s police chief that convicted terrorists could be “de-programmed” in prison has been criticised by a rights group as “brainwashing“. Police Commissioner Mick Keelty said the technique involved using respected imams or people previously connected …

Saudi Interrogators Try Gentler Approach

WASHINGTON (AP)–Saudi Arabia, known for harsh criminal penalties such as beheadings, is trying a gentler approach to get information from some al-Qaida captives. Saudi interrogators often bring clerics and a Quran to their prison interviews to establish a religious connection, …