Skip to comments.UN Warns Americans: Do Not Elect Mitt Romney
Posted on 10/21/2012 8:45:19 AM PDT by Silentgypsy
The United Nations Special Rapporteur on Counter-Terrorism and Human Rights has warned Americans not to elect Republican Mitt Romney in next months presidential election, saying that doing so would be a democratic mandate for torture.
The UNs Ben Emmerson was referring to Romneys refusal to rule out the use of waterboarding in interrogating terror detainees, a practice that President Barack Obama has ended.
Colin Perkel of The Canadian Press reported Emmersons remarks from a symposium in Toronto on the impact of 9/11 on human rights:
"The re-introduction of torture under a Romney administration would significantly increase the threat levels to (Americans) at home and abroad," Emmerson said.
"Such a policy, if adopted, would expose the American people to risks the Obama administration is not currently exposing them to."
U.S. intelligence services were able to pinpoint Osama bin Ladens location and carry out the successful mission to kill him in May 2011 based on information yielded during waterboarding of 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, and information from Al Qaeda operative Hassan Ghul, who was captured in Iraq in 2004.
Obama opposed both waterboarding and the Iraq War, without which bin Laden would not have been found.
Emmerson warned that Romney could reinstate waterboarding if he took office. He also criticized the Obama administrations drone program--an initiative begun by the Bush administration but accelerated by President Obama, partly because of his reluctance to capture, detain or interrogate terror suspects.
In a second term, Obama may renew efforts to close the Guantanámo Bay prison, despite widespread public opposition.
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I’d really like some Blue Helmet target practice -— really....
If Romney would promise to peronsally waterboard a terrorist AT HIS INAUGRUATION I would swear to physically drag at least 10 people to the polls to vote for him
Screw the communists/Muslim run UN. Kick their asses our of our Country and cut off all funds. Rebuild NATO. Dump our communists black Muslim King Obama in next month election.
Yeah, if this hadn’t been the U.N., I would have almost immediately suspected it as being from the mouth of a Paulbot: Declaring so much to be morally wrong, but not really giving a practical answer.
Then if Romney is elected, they should move their HQ to some other country, where they will be “safe”.
The United Nations was never a good idea, for many, many reasons. It’s way past time to end our participation in it.
Hey UNITED NATIONS!!!!!
MEET FRIGGING BIG BIRD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Ambassador Stevens could not be reached for comment.
What does Bennie have to say about Egyptian MB thug Morsi’s track record of torture and murder so far? 88 tortured,34 dead...not counting infidels like dead and burned out Copts.
How about Iran? North Korea?
Ooh, how about Putin’s gentle interrogation methods? How about China?
Sheesh,if only they had warned North Koreans not to vote for Jong-Un.
UN, Go Home, You Socialist Wankers!
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