The daily Tar Heel. (Chapel Hill, N.C.) 1946-current, April 24, 1984, Page 4, Image 4
4The Daily Tar HeelTuesday, April 24, 1984 Amnesty group presents program By SHARON SHERIDAN Slaff Writer " 'The next day ... the interrogation continued, accompanied by hard blows to my face and body. They applied in tense electric current to my hands.... For 21 days I was held in the CNI's (Central Nacional de Informaciones) hidden premises.... On each of the first 14 days which followed my arrest I was subjected to both physical and psychological tor ture .... I was seen by the doctor after nearly all the torture sessions ....I was given a document to sign which stated that I had been well treated. It also con tained statements which I had made under pressure, and included others which I had never made at all. When I refused to sign I was threatened with fur ther torture. Under such circumstances, I had to sign. ' " Fernando Benjamin Reveco Soto, tor tured by the Chilean secret police force CNI in 1982, recorded this description in Amnesty International's recently released report, Torture In The Eighties. The April 3 release of the 263-page report, which cites allegations of torture and ill-treatment of prisoners in 98 coun tries, signaled the beginning of a two-year -Campaign for the Abolition of Torture by Amnesty International, a human rights organization. "While governments universally and collectively condemn torture, more than a third of the world's governments have us ed or tolerated torture or ill-treatment of prisoners in the 1980s," the report stated. "In Amnesty International's ex perience, legislative prohibition is not enough," it stated. "Immediate steps are needed to confront torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment wherever they occur and to eradicate them totally." The report outlines a 12-point program for preventing torture. Among other things, the program calls for independent investigation of reports of torture and prosecution of alleged torturers. It asks governments to "use all available chan nels to intercede with governments ac cused of torture" and to "ratify interna tional instruments containing safeguards and remedies against torture." Debra Reisner, torture campaign coor dinator for the Chapel Hill Amnesty In ternational group, and other members in the congressional district presented the program and other information about the campaign to Ken Kirby, special assistant to Rep. Ike Andrews. Groups are urging congressmen to write letters to countries assigned them condemning torture,. Kirby said. "If he's (Andrews) convinced that a letter from him will be worthwhile, I have no doubt that he'll give it his considera tion," Kirby said. "We're going to sit down and discuss all of this in detail." Kirby said he hopes every American would agree with Amnesty Inter national's position on torture. 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"I don't think I have ever met a more dedicated group of people in my life. I was really impressed with them. I learned a lot." While he does not know if the cam paign will be effective, Kirby said, "Nothing ventured, nothing gained. "1 think that's the way Amnesty Inter national presented it," he said. Trying to get the U.S. government to use its in fluence to try to alleviate world torture "certainly is a noble and worthwhile goal," he said. "We're not so naive to think that in two years we'll be able to abolish torture everywhere," Reisner said Writing letters and publicizing the issue of torture is "mostly to let governments know that their activities are being ob served, letting them know that the world is watching them," she said. "It doesn't sound like much, but it can be quite ef fective." "I think human rights are international concerns," Reisner said. 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