Detainees at the us prison in Guantanamo Bay are still being tortured. This was stated by the UN special Rapporteur Nils Melzer, reports Reuters.
Meltzer recalled that former President Barack Obama banned the use of “enhanced interrogation techniques” in January 2009. However, none of the cases of torture previously not been investigated in court, and victims received no compensation.
According to Meltzer, cruel treatment of prisoners apply to officers of the CIA and now. In particular, we are talking about a Pakistani citizen Ammar al-Baluchi. He is accused by U.S. authorities of aiding and abetting the terrorists who committed the attacks of 11 September 2001, the work of a liaison of Osama bin Laden, as well as in the preparation of the attack on the American Consulate in Karachi.
The Guantanamo prison camp for suspects by the US authorities in various crimes, mainly terrorism, waging war on the enemy side, permanently leased US naval base in guantánamo Bay (Cuba). 21 Jan 2009 President Barack Obama signed a decree to disband the prison. The camp was closed during the year. However, the President’s decision was not enforced, the prison continues to operate.
Osama bin Laden — the leader of the terrorist group “al-Qaeda” was in the list of most wanted terrorists the FBI in 1998. It was destroyed in the operation of American special forces on the night of 2 may 2011 in a Villa in Pakistan’s Abbottabad. His body was buried at sea. Terrorist organization “al-Qaeda” is prohibited on the territory of Russia.
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