ACLU calls on AG to investigate Bush for torture

[JURIST] The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) [advocacy website] on Thursday published an open letter [text, PDF] to US Attorney General Eric Holder [official profile, JURIST news archive], urging him to investigate former president George W. Bush [JURIST news archive] for violation of the federal statute prohibiting torture [text]. In his recently published memoirs [Random House summary], Bush admitted to authorizing the use of waterboarding [JURIST news archive] on suspects Khalid Sheik Mohammed and Abu Zubaydah, which the ACLU says…

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