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cruel & unusual: a provocation of short plays on the subject of TORTURE

Date:
Tuesday, September 12, 2006
Time:
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Event Type:
Other
Organizer/Author:
Erin Blackwell
Location Details:
EXIT Stage Left, 156 Eddy Street, between Mason and Taylor in downtown San Francisco.

Suspend your disbelief that torture is official U.S. policy.

Share a self-medicating doctor's memory of sunsets on Gitmo.

Learn what to do with a detainee's corpse.

Watch dedicated Pentagon staffers sort photos by degree of visible damage.

Guess who's telling the truth: the guard or the inmate.

cruel & unusual abides by the Geneva Conventions for the treatment of audiences.

I reserve the right, as Commander-in-Chief and as head of the unitary executive, to do what I need to do to defend America. George W. Bush, signing statement, Detainee Treatment Act 2005

"Following their president's lead, the American people seem to be developing a tolerance, even a taste, for torture." Alfred McCoy, A Question of Torture (2006)

No late seating. Not suitable for children.
Added to the calendar on Fri, Aug 18, 2006 11:15AM
Related Categories: San Francisco | Arts + Action
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