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we. called him crosser remember that day one year ago when the puzzles president and members of the conference political elite were killed in a plane crash morial services are being held in the old saw as well as the crash site in western russia. nato is accused of letting libyan rebels ignore the no fly zone after two opposition helicopters are reportedly downed by combat his forces meanwhile this week rebel support for the alliances intervention has suffered following deadly friendly fire incidents and. also if it is greece to start consigning racial hatred after an interview with r.t.e.
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in it he don the man behind the deadly metro an airport bombings in moscow a terrorist slams his internet account and mouthpiece. next we investigate the torture techniques deployed in the so-called war on terror in our special report. yes i use eric. a friend which is field and we would like to. see what time of day.
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we want to shift it's possible. to give you different number of. u.s. airports care to. offer. a fair profit. if you spirits can be accessed from swedish. regarding visits to. face yes we have quite a quarter we go. just about every wednesday. and there are two great white. from puerto rico to guantanamo the flights are story. you'll be required to pay a two hundred dollars a knife or a person. watching. whatever it is you occur for coward or area. you'll be able to see the care for which they are
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today and. you'll see a somewhat of a guarantee you'll be able to photograph alright this is very good if mission yeah i thank you very much if you saw it carry more proper question even off. yet. i think when i leave here what tanabe one most interesting experiences that i've had is actually have the opportunity to ask the media around and it's interesting talking to people from all around the world from korea from sweden from the middle east from north america mali around the world does have the option to speak with different people and hear this hear how they feel about the detainees here how they feel about politics it's a it's a it's an interesting experience and i feel like this is lieutenant maus and his job is to show us that everything is ok here but we have come here because we want
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to know what is really going on and guantanamo filming isn't allowed inside the prison camp so we were thinking of shooting with a hidden camera. unfortunately that's just not going to happen we know there's a swedish guy held inside here his name is marty he'll be released later on when he returns to sweden he'll give only one press conference. you say you spent five months in afghanistan where did you stay as far as your fun and soul these trips six trips in two years where were you september eleventh two thousand was if you supported bin laden and al qaeda did you need to al qaeda fighters did you carry arms to take what you think of bin laden. and after that he won't talk to us he refuses to talk to anyone who has anything to do with the media . but to tell his story we have to go back in time to long
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before the press conference. was still held at guantanamo bay when there was only one official version as you can hear it on the radio station voice of america on and al qaeda detainees are being scrutinized and interrogated at the u.s. naval base at guantanamo bay cuba only a select few american servicemen and u.s. officials have direct contact with the prisoners. u.s. officials insist that detainees are not tortured or subject to any cruel treatment during interrogation sessions in fact they say some interrogators go out of their way to make their captors feel comfortable talking to coax information from them in an easy going fashion. exactly right here the story could have ended if it wasn't for this man we saw in a public square in stockholm is marty's father and he had
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a feeling that things were not good at guantanamo. one two two four one eight forty two forty five degrees of heat locked up and chained and day and night socially isolated not allowed to speak to see or to hear but matchings father didn't know that it was the other way around it was mad together with most of the other prisoners that had in fact decided to start talking. the rumor now was that it wasn't forty degrees or how did grunt on him or any more of the army had started exposing prisoners to freezing temperatures to get them to talk what i will do is urge him as a father to reach out to communicate with his son via a letter which we will transport and ask his son to just. come clean this will help him determine his future here richard prosper the man with
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a good advice and puppy dog eyes. he is an expert of international law and is signed by the president to visit the countries that have citizens being held at guantanamo. here he was in sweden to persuade mentees father to convince his son to start to talk again. for work lined the geneva conventions but he by his conduct is not the benefits of privileges to be complete a prisoner of war. think about an inch a month day and night so you know for me. who's just father. still. you need to keep in mind that the people in u.s.
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custody are not there because they stole a car. or robbed a bank. that's not why they're there they're not common criminals. they're enemy combatants and terrorists who are be detained for acts of war against our country and that is why different rules after. disclosing all of the head of the international red cross for example people who are experts of human rights issues say the country of clearly what you are doing is against a kind of human rights conventions there was a fundamental problem the only thing i know for certain is that these are bad people the united states at one point in time signed the geneva convention there it's stated that prisoners of war need only to answer for questions name rank and nationality and i.d. number. four simple questions won't it you very far when you need answers to hundreds of questions
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a prison camp full of prisoners of war you only need to answer four questions is a useless prison camp. but there were no other rules. and leaders from countries who had citizens at one time tomorrow were worried prime minister. the first matter he brought up. was the swedish prisoner he was very forthright very frank and very concerned about. the situation seems to be out of control. to be. something. you simply cheek turkish. what nobody knew was the president had written a letter. a letter that only the president's inner circle world where of in the letter he wrote that there was a new paradigm in the world and the rules were no longer defined by the u.s.
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but by terrorists this new world order got him thinking and after extensive discussions he came to the simple conclusion. the geneva convention could not be applied to terrorists. and for that reason he came up with a new word for the prisoners at guantanamo. no one had heard this word before. and no one knew what the consequences were. again. now. we're at guantanamo. as the army has nicknamed it we still haven't. he's still
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being held being here most of the time we're on this bus touring all the recreational activities of a little bit of the soldiers stationed here. and when the operation first started out here it was something that was new and just like with everything you want to improve improve it in the u.s. military. pride in trying to improve the living standards for its troops to keep more. days. the subway here slowly we're improving the condition of the soldiers and this is just. what we haven't come here to take part in the soldiers delight over the variety of fast food and we want to know what's really going on here. here we
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are at the gates to camp delta where the prisoners are kept. the. person in front is sergeant barry johnson the man behind the scenes who has the authority over our guides so the second man is colonel mcqueen responsible for security. this month how much as much as you can count us. are leaving how do you. we are americans and when and if being american soldiers we come up with a way of life for democracy that provides the rights to people to be treated humanely fair for the system how do you do that because i'm a military professional as military professional i've been given a mission and admission says that i will safely secure the detainees within camp delta and that i will provide
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a humane treatment because i didn't want to. question. it defensively for example the family of the swedish detainees you know they don't know why he's here they thought that he went to study they have no information they don't they haven't been able to see him for a year what would you tell them if you met them what would you say to them. i would tell them to detention stand. each and every detainee here is being treated humanely. he. still trying to convince me to to take this opportunity to tell us what had happened but something always came up making it difficult for us to meet. but now he has promised to help us to get in touch with other prisoners released from guantanamo. this is jamal from manchester who was with matting in guantanamo.
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and there is still hasn't decided if he wants to talk with each other. i disremember. speak you. know because they're what they would put you next to which different people see if you know a person from before oh i thought this is speaks english i put my stuff isn't to see you know is there any connection with these guys from you know maybe them out knowledge or from before you see it was part of it. oh yeah eleven people constantly moved around. what you heard was called three. or i would say that. i once that i would like to let them know. so i'll refuse to answer that one. i think because for me the most crucial thing here is to be. where you are.
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maybe. it seems hard to talk about what happened to them in guantanamo as specially for me. maybe because he's devoted two years to keeping silent. i was in the war nor tortured physically. my head comparably to add with americans told them all they wanted to know. for about six months but it was too much so i stopped talking with them for two years. they started using the methods you've heard about. me i've been in the interrogation room i was kept in there for twelve fourteen hours. and they put on air conditioning at about thirteen degrees below zero.
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just on my stupid you're talking to the god. and this girl's life and we have you on the next phase being a pump someone who's next to you in this crisis so yeah i did the same thing myself looked at a cost. name is sergeant in jerusalem. enough for thirty eight military police company from murray kentucky. no he doesn't know that we did that's a good system. it's like this.
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oh maybe in this case federal law enforcement from toledo ohio. and in specialist michael holmes and if. you know the swedish guy he's there he's the. guy personally actually i can tell you that we don't comment on specific details or specific nationalities so they question him he would be ok and she. was. really good about the things
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i just don't do my job there is all the feelings towards one of them has to win there. so. that one ton a mole don't talk and neither do the prisoners. maybe it has something to do with this man. his name is general miller and he's the commanding officer at guantanamo is agreed to a short interview he is in in an unusually good mood. j.t. echoing totals mission is to detain him a combatants and then to again it is from there to be able to win the global war on terrorism and so we are detaining him a combat it's inhumane or him a matter. that is appropriate today in accordance as much as we can with the geneva convention. we do we work very hard to ensure that the detainees are
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maintained detail in this matter. but what's what's wrong with a country. where. when we were doing this interview with miller we were not aware of how important he was to the story because no other single person has had as much influence over how the prisoners at guantanamo are treated. but what we do know is that miller hasn't always been in charge of the base. before we left we found a short article about general rick baucus who was in command before miller. this was fired under very weird circumstances the only ones who seemed willing to speculate why is military corruption an organization consisting of ex military personnel who investigate corruption within the army ok i can say to you because
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we're on the telephone all i can say to you is we have a network of sources that we call the. top potential informants on guantanamo i can say on a couple. of days the one star general brigadier general. he ran into trouble with a two star general who is in charge of the interrogation. i think it's been they complained about policy dealing with those first they would come and sit down in front of the cage and that she speaks of the detainees that were in the cages and then the soldiers and the american soldiers would simply to see the big general come down and sit down on the ground from the. bank use a gun fired because he was too nice to the prisoners. and was opposed to a secret list of unconventional questioning methods that outward goldring out of
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this. is that. some of the interrogations may i don't have to prove. violation of rights or what we're not sure where you are here with general but those of us here know we came just after you had or you know why. and right there. have you heard anything. nothing that i would want to repeat because i don't know is true. and as far as the history of general case. all we know as far as he was he everyone here is on a tourist. six months and he finishes six months already more home we called up and baucus is old press secretary and southern command. you can ask now you don't know how to get a budget and need no longer in the military retired or reading the ad leaves you
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tired out earlier this month. though they are to do i have no way of getting to that either but baucus has not retired he has been reassigned to a desk job. out his own number k. area home for row. three now. this rebeca many of his. filmmaker adds. every test if you catch is a bad one tell them all about what happened there. but you know that don not on there anymore and any public affairs inquiry is not referring to the other command the public affairs officer you don't talk about at this point i'm not off the record or. ok thank you for all. of the story
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about baucus. we would contact him again. even if he isn't just a small pawn in a much bigger game. security of the world requires disarming saddam hussein. saddam hussein and his sons must leave iraq within forty eight hours. past majority of iraqi citizens. this event brings further assurance that the torture chambers and the secret police are gone forever. but when these pictures from saddam's ghraib prison came out. it's clear they had a scandal on their hands some say these methods originated in guantanamo we
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just haven't seen the pictures rumors have also begun to circulate new rumors of interrogators using sex and hip hop music to get people to crack. use to see if you'll catch a very. first of a moment you know by people who is up and still. if you. create the. world it was undergoing that child a lot of other things but then they sent in a girl. who comes in and she came up to me and started to thought.
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we could and she told me she can do many things for me so she started to tertiary give me a massage and she grabbed me as certain places and and she actually told me that she could do plenty for me. but when she came closer to just certain spots you know then i put up my hands and trying to protect myself and when she saw that at the end she got angry since i didn't want to you know we've heard she said that whenever i wanted to see her and then on she said her name was sylvia and. just tell them that she wants to see me. and then we'll arrange everything and after that and she left.
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maybe that sounds like a prisoner's wet dream. to have a woman in uniform come in and give him a massage. but we are sure the methods aren't used for the prisoner's comfort and convenience. what kind of bizarre interrogation methods are being used at guantanamo and what happens to the prisoners that are still being held there and are these methods really sanctioned from above. part of the answer comes thanks to the abu ghraib scandal in iraq. which set off a storm of protests and a wave of investigations which made public thousands of previously classified documents. human rights activists all over the world began taking measures to get prisoners released from guantanamo even in. europe forced to get a piece of paper like this which is called evolution of interrogation techniques
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one count of these are techniques actually approved by our secretary of defense donald rumsfeld and if you read them you get sickened by them among all the documents we find a story a story has its beginning in the fall of two thousand and two they have a problem at guantanamo the prisoners have stopped talking and the old methods don't seem to be effective anymore. now they want to interrogate for a twenty hour session remove prisoners clothes let them stand naked in uncomfortable positions. where. they also want permission under medical supervision to lower the temperatures in interrogation rooms. and take advantage of prisoners phobia. for example the prisoners fear of dogs. so here you have our search area of the fence authorizing the use of dogs and of
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course the word full b. is particularly interesting because that has to do with. the. elitist there are muslims the dogs around clearly would later happens in the interrogation. when the new methods are implemented only the prisoners know and their interrogators the problem is that the interrogators at guantanamo don't give interviews with one exception tauren nelson.
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