Assisting death, Pakistan elections, justice for Abu Ghraib torture victims
Abby Martin reports on a bill passed by Vermont lawmakers which legalizes doctor-assisted death, and talks to George Eighmey of the Death with Dignity National Center about the misconceptions many Americans have about assisted death. Then RT correspondent Lucy Kafanov talks about public sentiment over Pakistan’s elections and what it means for Pakistan/US relations. Next, the horrors of torture at the US run Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq, from sexual humiliation to physical abuse - we highlight how the real criminals who implemented these policies are walking free. Finally, an interview with Abed Ayoub, legal director of the American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, about a petition for the DHS to have three Abu Ghraib Torture survivors testify on US soil against the defense contractor CACI Premier Technology, who played a role in their torture.