SOUTHCOM Commander Spins Latif Death Investigation to Justify Groin Searches

By: Thursday July 18, 2013 2:50 pm

As reported by Kevin Gosztola in the 17 July Dissenter, a panel of the D.C. Court of Appeals stayed Judge Royce Lamberth’s ruling overturning a search protocol at Guantanamo that included groin searches of detainees as much as four times in a single day.


New DoD Report Details Nightmare Leading to Gitmo Detainee’s Death

By: Saturday June 29, 2013 6:30 pm

In response to a December 15, 2012 Freedom of Information request I filed with the Department of Defense, U.S. Southern Command released an official Army Regulation 15-6 investigation into the “facts and circumstances” surrounding the September 8, 2012 death of Guantanamo detainee Adnan Farhan Abd Latif.

The tenor of the report is captured in the fact that after the report’s first page, Latif is almost never referred to by name but only as a number: ISN156.

Serious Questions About Wikileaks’ Release of Purported Guantanamo SOP

By: Tuesday February 26, 2013 5:53 am

The non-coverage of Wikileaks’ “Detainee Policies” on interrogation documents after their initial release is in itself astounding, but even more surprising is the fact that when examined some of the documents don’t appear to be what they are claimed to be. What follows is analysis, with response by both Wikileaks and DoD.

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