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ID:

455

Date:

2009-07-02

Headline:

Documents describe chaos of Gitmo's early months

Reporter's name:

Pamela Hess and Nedra Pickler

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

Yes

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Associated Press

City:

Washington, DC

Summary:

A FOIA request and subsequent lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union elicited documents from the Department of Defense, which revealed inexperienced interrogators and ambivalence about various techniques; one document acknowledged that forty percent of abuse allegations in Iraq were substantiated by investigations.

Keywords:

Guantanamo, Guantanamo Bay, prison, detainees, prisoners, abuse, abuse allegations, interrogation, techniques, torture

URL:

http://www.talkingpointsmemo.com/news/2009/07/documents_describe_chaos_of_gitmos_early_months.php


Agencies:

DOD
FBI

States:

DC

Categories:

detainees, Guantanamo
intelligence
Iraq
military


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