CIA Second Taping System Reported in Zubaydah Interrogation

By: Monday April 19, 2010 8:00 am

Jason Leopold at Truthout writes that a number of intelligence sources have described a hitherto unreported second taping system that was used on Zubaydah at the black site CIA prison in Thailand where the interrogations took place in 2002-2003. The new finding corroborates reports of experiments done on prisoners held in the CIA’s black site program.


The Timeline of Torture Tape Destruction in Special Prosecutor Durham’s Documents

By: Sunday April 18, 2010 4:00 pm

While the timeline prepared here doesn’t show us everything special prosecutor John Durham is looking at (presumably, there are a number of documents that are too sensitive to release), looking at the documents from this perspective gives us a sense of what Durham is investigating with regard to the destruction of videotapes believed to document torture.

CIA Cable “Granting Permission” to Destroy Torture Videotapes Surfaces [Updated]

By: Friday January 15, 2010 5:01 pm

A January 8 release of documents in the ACLU FOIA lawsuit seeking materials related to the CIA’s destruction of videotapes of interrogators using “enhanced interrogation techniques” has revealed the first evidence of a precise instruction for the destruction of those tapes.

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