Ex-Guantanamo Bay detainee describes systematic torture Brett Murphy at 2:44 PM ET
[JURIST] Recently released Turkish-German Guantanamo Bay detainee Murat Kurnaz [Amnesty profile] has told Turkey's CNN Turk [media website, in Turkish] that while he was at the US military prison he was subjected to systematic torture at the hands of US personnel, including electric shocks, having his head submerged in water and being shackled to the ceiling for days at a time. Kurnaz also alleged Monday that guards sometimes refused to feed him, once for 20 days. He made similar claims [JURIST report] through his lawyer while still a prisoner at the US detention facility.
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