FBI agents saw abuse at Gitmo

PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty The FBI just released a survey of 496 agents regarding “aggressive mistreatment, interrogations or interview techniques” they may have witnessed at Guantanamo. Here’s a sample of what they found, in the report’s own words: On several occasions, witness saw detainees in interrogation rooms chained hand and foot in fetal position to floor ...

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The FBI just released a survey of 496 agents regarding "aggressive mistreatment, interrogations or interview techniques" they may have witnessed at Guantanamo. Here's a sample of what they found, in the report’s own words:

On several occasions, witness saw detainees in interrogation rooms chained hand and foot in fetal position to floor w/no chair/ food/water; most urinated or defecated on selves, and were left there 18, 24 hrs or more.
[Air conditioning] was off so the unventilated room was over 100 degrees, detainee was almost unconscious on floor with a pile of hair next to him (he had apparently been pulling it out throughout the night).
Civilian contractor asked witness to come see something. There was an unknown bearded longhaired detainee gagged w/duct tape that covered much of his head. [FBI agent] asked if he had spit at interrogators, and the contractor laughingly replied that detainee had been chanting the Koran nonstop. No answer to how they planned to remove the duct tape.
Rumors that interrogator bragged about doing lap dance on detainee, another about making detainee listen to satanic black metal music for hours then dressing as a Priest and baptizing detainee to save him - handwritten note says "yes"



PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty

The FBI just released a survey of 496 agents regarding “aggressive mistreatment, interrogations or interview techniques” they may have witnessed at Guantanamo. Here’s a sample of what they found, in the report’s own words:

  • On several occasions, witness saw detainees in interrogation rooms chained hand and foot in fetal position to floor w/no chair/ food/water; most urinated or defecated on selves, and were left there 18, 24 hrs or more.
  • [Air conditioning] was off so the unventilated room was over 100 degrees, detainee was almost unconscious on floor with a pile of hair next to him (he had apparently been pulling it out throughout the night).
  • Civilian contractor asked witness to come see something. There was an unknown bearded longhaired detainee gagged w/duct tape that covered much of his head. [FBI agent] asked if he had spit at interrogators, and the contractor laughingly replied that detainee had been chanting the Koran nonstop. No answer to how they planned to remove the duct tape.
  • Rumors that interrogator bragged about doing lap dance on detainee, another about making detainee listen to satanic black metal music for hours then dressing as a Priest and baptizing detainee to save him – handwritten note says “yes”

(Hat Tip: Quizlaw)

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