Fidel to Cheney: It's Torture

By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted May 27, 2009 8:42 PM CDT
Fidel Castro, in a file photo.   (AP Photo/Argentinean Presidential Press Office)
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(Newser) – Fidel Castro thinks those creative forms of interrogation used by the US amount to torture, and he criticized Dick Cheney for defending them, the AP reports. In an online essay, Castro argued that torture should never be used to get information from terror suspects. In fact, he went one better and accused the US of acts of terrorism against Cuba, citing the Bay of Pigs invasion as one of his examples.