Monday, November 07, 2005

The New Yorker: A Deadly Interrogation

CLICK TO READ: The New Yorker: A Deadly Interrogation. Can the C.I.A. legally kill a prisoner? By Jane Mayer

Jane Mayer writes that two years ago, at Abu Ghraib prison, outside Baghdad, an Iraqi prisoner, Manadel al-Jamadi, died during an interrogation. His head had been covered with a plastic bag, and he was shackled in a crucifixion-like pose that inhibited his ability to breathe; according to forensic pathologists who have examined the case, he asphyxiated.

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