Americans Are More Afraid of Being Tortured By Own Government than British, Australians, Canadians – Or Even Chinese – Are Afraid of Torture By Their Governments

Uncle Sam Torture

Amnesty International conducted a global survey to find out how afraid people were of being tortured by their own governments if they are taken into custody.

The survey shows that the British, Australian, Canadian – and even Chinese people – are less afraid of being tortured than Americans.

Specifically, Amnesty asked whether people agreed with the following statement:

If I were taken into custody by the authorities in my country, I am confident that I would be safe from torture

Here are some of the results:

USA Torture

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