TV News LIES

Friday, Oct 31st

Last update05:45:03 AM GMT

You are here News Human Rights ‘Extremely disturbing’ force-feeding tapes cited in Gitmo abuse case

‘Extremely disturbing’ force-feeding tapes cited in Gitmo abuse case

E-mail Print PDF

force feeding at gitoLawyers who spent the weekend examining 28 videotapes of a detainee at Guantánamo Bay being force-fed told a federal judge Wednesday they plan to submit the “extremely disturbing” set of tapes as evidence of rights abuse at the base.

“I’ve had a lot of trouble sleeping this week as a result of watching these tapes,” Alka Pradhan, a member of the legal team representing Syrian national Abu Wa’el Dhiab, told Al Jazeera. She said the footage gave an insight into conditions at the controversial camp and that President Barack Obama should “sit down and watch” it.

In addition to submitting the footage as part of their case, Dhiab's attorneys informed the D.C. District Court that they will also file a motion by the end of the week seeking interviews with several Guantánamo officials — including the senior medical officer at the camp and Army Col. John Bogdan, a Guantánamo prison commander.

The hearing Wednesday was part of a lawsuit that alleges Dhiab and other detainees are being subjected to inhumane force-feedings and treatment during their participation in a hunger strike to protest their detainment.

More///


Most Recent Related Stories...


SodaStream to move controversial factory from Israeli settlement

Soda StreamSodaStream slashed its forecast on Wednesday, citing difficult business conditions in the US and other markets,...

Nobel Peace Laureates write Obama on torture

Nobel Luareates write to ObamaThe White House confirmed Monday that it has received a letter from 12 Nobel Peace Laureates...

Israel attorney general probes Palestinian bus ban

Palestiinian workersIsrael's attorney general said Tuesday he would ask the country's defense minister to explain his proposed...

Iran hangs woman convicted of killing alleged rapist

Iranian woman hangedA 26-year-old Iranian woman convicted of murdering a man she accused of trying to rape her...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!