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CIA memo details procedures for breaking detainees

Posted by invizweb on September 3, 2009

From an article Nick MacFie editted for Reuters:

WASHINGTON, Aug 26 (Reuters) – Sleep deprivation, “insult slaps”, water dousing and “walling”, or slamming a detainee’s head against a wall, were techniques used by CIA interrogators to break high-value detainees, according to an agency memo.

The memo, sent to the U.S. Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel on Dec. 30, 2004, was released on Monday under a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit filed by Amnesty International USA and the American Civil Liberties Union.

The rest.

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