Using Evidence from Water Torture to Hold Detainees at Guantanamo

By: Tuesday August 16, 2011 6:30 am

A few weeks ago, Truthout published an article that examined a number of instances of water torture, including evidence of near-drowning, on prisoners held by the Department of Defense. A second article, with further documentation, including cases other cases of submersion in water and also extreme forms of “water dousing,” will be coming out soon. But not everything can be squeezed into even two articles.


Rendition Victim Mamdouh Habib Sues Omar Suleiman for Torture

By: Tuesday April 26, 2011 4:03 pm

Mamdouh Habib was an Egyptian emigrant to Australia. He was captured and sold to the Americans who sent him to Egypt to be horrifically tortured. From there, he was sent to Guantanamo, where he was ultimately released, but only after more torture. Now, Habib is suing his Egyptian tormenter, former head of Egyptian internal security, Omar Suleiman.

The CIA IG Report on Renditions

By: Monday February 14, 2011 8:15 am

It appears that the CIA has labeled its disappearances simply a matter of flawed bureaucracy rather than a clear example of the problems that result when you eliminate due process.

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