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MSgt213 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 08:59 PM
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Fresh Horrors at Guantanamo
NEW YORK - A leading civil rights group says that government records pertaining to an investigation of prisoner abuses at the Guantanamo Bay detention center in Cuba are still being withheld, and those it has received under a court order are so heavily censored that they "raise more questions than they answer."

Still, correspondence handed over to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) recounts what one observer calls "treatment that was not only aggressive, but personally very upsetting," including leaving prisoners shackled in the fetal position and covered in urine and feces.

Under pressure from Congress, the Defense Department announced late last week that it would open its own probe into all reports of abuse contained in documents newly released by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Army Brigadier General John T. Furlow will lead the investigation, which could begin this week.

Guantanamo's commanding general, Jay Hood, said a military team independent of the Guantanamo mission was needed to find and interview people who had left the post and were no longer under his command.

http://www.antiwar.com/ips/fisher.php?articleid=4324
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shraby Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 09:04 PM
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1. They need to have a full independent investigation
into the whole mess. Subpoena those documents and see what they say.
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asjr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 09:07 PM
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2. Right! And how many years will the "probe" last. We are still
waiting on the Plame investigation. This administration says one thing and does another. It is time to storm the Bastille.
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