Thursday, February 12, 2009

Unredacted documents reveal prisoners tortured to death; Stephen Cambone implicated

Stephen C. Webster
Published: Thursday February 12, 2009

Human rights groups accuse Pentagon of running secret prison, cooperating with CIA "ghost detention" program

"The American Civil Liberties Union has released previously classified excerpts of a government report on harsh interrogation techniques used in Iraq, Afghanistan and Guantanamo Bay. These previously unreported pages detail repeated use of "abusive" behavior, even to the point of prisoner deaths.

"The documents, obtained by the ACLU under a Freedom of Information Act request, contain a report by Vice Admiral Albert T. Church, who was tapped to conduct a comprehensive review of Defense Department interrogation operations. Church specifically calls out interrogations at Bagram Air base in Afghanistan as 'clearly abusive, and clearly not in keeping with any approved interrogation policy or guidance.'"

The RawStory article continues here.


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