Omar Khadr's torture in Guantánamo

Tom Parker (Amnesty USA) is currently at Guantánamo to observe the military commissions proceedings against detainee Omar Khadr, who was only 16 when first detained there.

His blog details interrogation techniques used on Omar Khadr, including those called 'Love of Freedom', 'Fear Up' and 'Fear Up Harsh', including threats of rape:

"Interrogator no. 1 responded that he had told the teenager a 'fictitious story' about a young Afghan who had lied and been sent to a US prison where 'big black guys and big Nazis' noticed 'this little Muslim' and, in their patriotic rage over the 9/11 attacks, the 'poor little kid' was raped in the shower and died."

Read more below (be warned, this is pretty heavy content, as you see from the above extract):

http://blog.amnestyusa.org/waronterror/interrogator-admits-to-using-rape-scenario-as-fear-tactic/

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