Thursday, October 09, 2003

Records on detainees' treatment sought
Washington Post, 7th Oct 2003

"Several civil liberties and veterans groups plan to file a formal request with the federal government today seeking information on whether prisoners in US custody in the war on terrorism have been tortured or mistreated during interrogations. The request, to be filed under the Freedom of Information Act, follows reports that US authorities have used questionable techniques, including sleep deprivation and the withholding of medications, against prisoners held abroad in the war on terrorism"

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