richard killmer http://kbia.org en Religious leaders call for local support against torture http://kbia.org/post/religious-leaders-call-local-support-against-torture <p>National advocates called for local support against alleged U.S.-sponsored torture during the period following the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks.</p><p>This was the main theme of a lecture held at the Islamic Center of Central Missouri on Saturday evening.</p><p>Richard Killmer, executive director of the National Religious Campaign Against Torture, said torture is illegal and immoral.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">"It doesn't only violate tenets of all religions, but torture also has made the country more insecure and unsafe," he said.</span></p> Mon, 24 Jun 2013 13:17:11 +0000 Joyu Wang 35945 at http://kbia.org Religious leaders call for local support against torture