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New Evidence on CIA Medical Torture: Injection “to the Bone” on Former Black ... Quite recently, U.S. authorities allowed the declassification of notes from Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) attorney Wells Dixon that described what his client, high-value detainee Majid Khan, told him about his torture at the hands of the CIA.

New Evidence on CIA Medical Torture: Injection “to the Bone” on Former Black ...

Khan, a Pakistan citizen, is currently at Guantanamo, and awaits trial by military commission. Dixon has described the hideous torture of his client, which comes on the heels of revelations in the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence executive summary of their report on the CIA’s torture program. According to a June 2 Reuters report, Dixon described from interview notes with Khan, CIA use of solitary confinement; sexual abuse, including frequent touching of “private parts”; threats of physical harm; being hung naked from a pole for days; so-called “rectal feeding” (a form of anal rape); denial of food; water immersion and waterboarding, among other atrocities.

It has not been easy to obtain this information. 1000 Americans Dead Because of US Torture Program. Justin KingFebruary 11, 2015 (THEFIFTHCOLUMN|ANTIMEDIA) Baghdad, Iraq – The release of the “torture report” in the United States has sparked discussion, outrage, and a reexamination of the events in Iraq.

1000 Americans Dead Because of US Torture Program

Now, once seemingly unrelated stories regarding the events that took place during the first years of the war have been linked together. These stories play a crucial role in understanding the effects of the US torture program. The stories of Jessica Lynch, Nick Berg, Abu Ghraib prison, a crashed Apache helicopter, and several other incidents all aid in understanding how the US torture program shaped some of the most memorable events of the Iraq War. The event that brings all of the pieces of the puzzle together is a significantly lesser known event: a jail break.

Starting on November 5, 2003 and continuing over the next three days a series of detainees escaped Abu Ghraib prison. Prior to November of 2003, there were no beheadings in Iraq. Abu Ghraib He goes on: No indictments. Zubaydah. Yasiin Bey (aka Mos Def) force fed under standard Guantánamo Bay procedure. Force feeding. NYC’s ‘Little Gitmo’ Holds Terrorism Suspects in Extreme Isolation For Years.

When most people hear about terrorism suspects being held for years without trial or sentencing, hidden away from the press and human rights groups, they think of Guantanamo.

NYC’s ‘Little Gitmo’ Holds Terrorism Suspects in Extreme Isolation For Years

Many of these prisoners are in fact housed in scattered federal facilities across the US — including one in downtown Manhattan. Monday evening, a human rights coalition called No Separate Justice will hold its third monthly vigil outside of New York’s MetropolitanCorrectional Center (MCC), a blocky beige complex wedged between the Brooklyn Bridge and the Manhattan Bridge where high-security inmates and terrorism suspects often await trial for years. The vigils are meant to call attention to conditions that the coalition says are inhumane. No Separate Justice resulted from meetings between Amnesty International, the Center for Constitutional Rights, and the Center for American-Islamic Relations that took place throughout 2013. It's very easy to get onto the terrorist database, and impossible to get off it.

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Declassify the Senate report on CIA interrogation methods

GITMO. DicksteinGTMO_SJA_DeathInvestigation2. Guantanamo. CIA 'tortured al-Qaeda suspects close to the point of death by drowning them ... A second source who is familiar with the Senate report told The Telegraph that it contained several unflinching accounts of some CIA interrogations which – the source predicted – would “deeply shock” the general public.

CIA 'tortured al-Qaeda suspects close to the point of death by drowning them ...

Dianne Feinstein, the Democrat chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee that authored the report has promised that it will expose “brutality that stands in stark contrast to our values as a nation”. The Senate report is understood to accuse the CIA of lying and of grossly exaggerating the usefulness of torture. It is being angrily opposed by many senior Republicans, former CIA operatives and Bush-era officials, including the former US vice president Dick Cheney, who argue that is it poorly researched and politically motivated. An internal report in 2004 by the CIA’s own Office of Inspector General admitted that Mohammed had been “waterboarded” 183 times and Abu Zubaydah 83 times – but actual details of how the interrogations were administered have never been provided.