Anthony Arend at Georgetown University reports on a new campaign that many of us will want to support. Its promotional video, culled from the film Taxi to the Dark Side:

Unlike many anti-torture activists who base their arguments on consequentialism (e.g., we shouldn’t torture because it’s ineffective, we shouldn’t torture because it puts our troops at risk), this campaign reminds us that human rights law forbids torture even if – perhaps especially if – it costs us nothing and we have everything to gain. To quote Senator McCain, who in the olden days put his money where his mouth was, “It’s not about us, it’s about them.”

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