U.S. tells Supreme Court Guantanamo detainee can give limited testimony

U.S. tells Supreme Court Guantanamo detainee can give limited testimony

October 18, 2021 Off By
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By Kanishka Singh (Reuters) – The administration of U.S. President Joe Biden informed the Supreme Court that a suspected high-ranking al Qaeda figure held at the American naval base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, could provide limited testimony about his torture at the hands of the CIA. Earlier this month, U.S. Supreme Court justices questioned why the U.S. government will not let the detainee, Abu Zubaydah, testify. Zubaydah, a Palestinian man captured in 2002 in Pakistan and held by the United States since then without charges, repeatedly underwent waterboarding, a form of simulated drowning widel…

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