"It's my way of getting across a point about the abuse at Abu Ghraib prison. In the US there are talk-show hosts openly saying: 'Well, how do we get info about the next 9/11 attack? Ask nicely?'. They think torture and abuse is OK. My point is torture is wrong. You can't torture people, full stop. It's wrong."
- Bono on his blindfolded prisoner act on the Vertigo Tour, 2005
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U2 lost money on the production of the 1997 Sarajevo PopMart show as ticket prices were kept low, an average of $18, which did not cover the cost of the production. Any income generated from radio sales went to War Child.