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U.S. Use of Truth Drug Revealed (New Evidence All Gitmo Detainees Given Involuntarily) [View all]

Source: Sun-Herald (Australia)

US use of truth drug revealed

Natalie O'Brien September 30, 2012

New evidence has emerged that all Guantanamo Bay detainees, including David Hicks, were drugged involuntarily with a substance that has a long history as a truth serum.

Recently declassified US documents revealing medical procedures have shown that scopolamine was administered to all detainees taken to the Cuban detention centre.

The documents, which were standard operating procedures for nursing staff, were obtained by the independent US news outlet Truthout, and reveal that the rationale for the drug's use on all detainees was to prevent motion sickness.

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The Sun-Herald revealed this month that Mr Hicks and other detainees were drugged against their will with unknown substances and that detainees' medical records were incomplete, with the names and dosages of drugs removed.

Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/national/us-use-of-truth-drug-revealed-20120929-26sja.html

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