Afghan prisoners are being abused in a "secret jail" at Bagram airbase, according to nine witnesses whose stories the BBC has documented.Sleep deprivation, stress positions, beatings, temperature extremes, and...
The abuses are all said to have taken place since US President Barack Obama was elected, promising to end torture.
In the new jail, prisoners were being moved around in wheelchairs with goggles and headphones on.Extreme sensory deprivation of the sort that drove José Padilla insane.
The goggles were blacked out, and the purpose of the headphones was to block out all sound. Each prisoner was handcuffed and had their legs shackled.
Meanwhile, the Obama administration is shredding its human rights promises. I'm an Obama-bot on most other things, but this has to stop now.