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Wikileaks Cables Reveals How U.S. Embassy Sought ‘Talking Points’ To Deny Abuse Of Bahraini Gitmo Detainee

By Zaid Jilani on Aug 24, 2011 at 4:52 pm

The Wikileaks whistleblower group recently released a massive data dump of embassy cables from the U.S. Embassy in Manama, Bahrain.

One of the cables, dated October 23, 2005, details how the U.S. Embassy managed its response to several stories that popped up in the Bahraini press of Bahraini citizens being abused or tortured in the Guantanamo Bay prison camp.

The cable, titled “Articles allege sexual humiliation, hunger strike, of Bahrani GTMO detainees,” cited itself as a “an action request” being made to U.S. government officials.
http://wikileaks.org/cable/2005/10/05MANAMA1553.html#

First, the cable cites the press reports of a detainee, Juma Al Dossary, who claimed to have been sexually abused by interrogators in the prison camp:
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The whole facts happened are reported here.
Read more: http://thinkprogress.org/security/2011/08/24/303610/wikileaks-cables-reveal-how-u-s-embassy-sought-talking-points-to-deny-abuse-of-bahraini-gitmo-detainee/
This article contains Strong Hard events happened to a Gitmo detainee made me really shocked so I prefer posting the link instead of posting the whole article here.

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