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Well the Constitution doesn't SAY you have the right not to be threatened with gang rape, does it?


By davidswanson - Posted on 07 May 2010

Interrogator: I used false rape claim on detainee Omar Khadr
An interrogator at the Guantánamo Bay hearing for detainee Omar Khadr said he told Khadr about a false rape scenario.
BY CAROL ROSENBERG, Miami Herald
crosenberg@MiamiHerald.com

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba -- To get teen terror suspect Omar Khadr to cooperate, a former U.S. Army interrogator testified Thursday, he told the wounded Canadian a "fictitious" tale of an Afghan youth who was gang-raped in an American prison and died.

"We'd tell him about this Afghan who gets sent to an American prison and there's a bunch of big black guys and big Nazis," said the former interrogator, who was since convicted of detainee abuse and was identified in court only as Interrogator No. 1.

Interrogator No. 1 gave an on-the-record interview with The Toronto Star in 2008 and his name was widely published in accounts of his court-martial in September 2005.

The interrogators told Khadr that the Afghan -- "a poor little kid . . . away from home, kind of isolated" -- had been sent to the U.S. prison because the interrogators were disappointed with his truthfulness, Interrogator No. 1 said. When patriotic American prisoners discovered the Afghan was a Muslim, praying five times a day, they raped him in their rage over the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, Interrogator No. 1 said Khadr, who was 15 and badly wounded at the time, was told. . . .

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