Amnesty crafts grim anti-waterboarding ad

The water sure looks pretty in this U.K. commercial from Amnesty International, until it hits the prisoner’s face. Amnesty rep Kate Allen tells the Daily Telegraph: “Our film shows you what the CIA doesn’t want you to see—the disgusting reality of half-drowning a person then calling it ‘enhanced interrogation.’ ” Read more at In related news: If you were planning to use waterboarding as part of a corporate team-building exercise, don’t.

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