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Watch the world react to release of CIA ‘torture report’

Map tracks mentions of #TortureReport leading up to release of US Senate investigation.

From December 9 at 4:28 GMT to 12:11 GMT

This map tracks mentions of the hashtags #TortureReport and #CIAReport immediately before and after the release of US Senate inquiry into interrogation techniques used by the CIA.

The report details CIA use of water boarding, sleep deprivation, “rectal feeding”, death threats and other tactics that were called “brutal” by Senator Dianne Feinstein.

On Tuesday, #TortureReport became the top trending hashtag on Twitter as users discussed the findings of the Senate’s five-year investigation.