Newly Released Detainee Statements Provide More Evidence Of CIA Torture Program + CIA bogus Gitmo document release

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American Civil Liberties Union

CIA Continues To Suppress Information From Detainee Tribunals With Heavy Redactions

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NEW YORK – The CIA today released still-highly redacted documents in which Guantánamo Bay prisoners describe abuse and torture they suffered in CIA custody. The documents were released as part of an American Civil Liberties Union Freedom of Information Act FOIA lawsuit seeking uncensored transcripts from Combatant Status Review Tribunals CSRTs that determine if prisoners held by the Defense Department at Guantánamo qualify as “enemy combatants.” In previously released versions of the documents, the CIA had removed virtually all references to the abuse of prisoners in their custody; the documents released today are still heavily blacked out but include some new information. Continue reading