Arab jails: a synonym for torture and repression? Or is that an exaggeration?

That was the topic of today's (29 April 2008) al-Jazeera show The Opposite Direction according to Arab Media Shack.  However, stay tuned to AMS because GrandMasta Splash decided to watch football, er, soccer instead of watching al-Jazeera for us in the U.S. who a) don't get satellite (it's unAmerican to broadcast AJ in the U.S. dontchaknow) and/or b) don't know Arabic.  Thankfully, AMS does watch and know Arabic...