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denem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 06:43 PM
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Guards 'taking their last revenge' at Guantanamo: ex-prisoner
Source: The Sydney Morning Herald

A freed Guantanamo Bay prisoner has said conditions at the US detention camp in Cuba have worsened since President Barack Obama was elected, claiming guards wanted to "take their last revenge".

Binyam Mohamed, who became the first detainee to be transferred out of Guantanamo since Obama took office, also said British agents "sold me out" by cooperating with his alleged torturers, in his first interview since being released to be published on Sunday.

Mohamed, a 30-year-old Ethiopian-born former British resident, gave further details of what he called the "medieval" torture he faced in Pakistan and Morocco, as well as in a secret CIA prison in Kabul and at Guantanamo.

"The result of my experience is that I feel emotionally dead," he told the Mail on Sunday newspaper. "It seems like a miracle my brain is still intact."

Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/world/guards-taking-their-last-re...



Executive action is needed now.
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denem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 07:10 PM
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1. New and improved torture at Gitmo on Obama's watch isn't even news?
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stillcool Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 07:22 PM
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2. I'm glad he's out of there
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Theory5 Donating Member (7 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 07:24 PM
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3. this is horrible.
The government really needs to reign in its guards and soldiers. This is getting stupid. Humans should be treated like humans, not like a punching bag, or anything else. Even if they are enemies they deserve the right to get the basic necessities and await a fair trial in peace. It is supposed to be innocent until proven guilty, but the government says Guilty until proven Innocent.
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cosmicone Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 09:41 PM
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4. welcome to DU n/t
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BuyingThyme Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-08-09 10:45 AM
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6. Welcome to DU, Theory5!
:hi:
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gratuitous Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 11:48 PM
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5. Oh yeah, honor and integrity in the armed forces
What a great place to start to be all you can be and see the world while flying high with a few good men.
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denem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-08-09 02:32 PM
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7. Kick. Conditions getting 'worse' at Gitmo is not a good look,
Edited on Sun Mar-08-09 02:38 PM by denem
however it's spun.
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Festivito Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-08-09 02:45 PM
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8. I think a contingent with cameras should get over there FAST.
It's more jobs for a stimulus package.
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