Thursday, February 17, 2005


...and the torturing continues...

Guantánamo inmate tells of Libyan death threat

Omar Deghayes, 35, was born in Libya but fled to Britain as a child after his father was murdered by the Gadafy regime.

Mr Deghayes also alleges beatings and ill-treatment by the US that left him blinded in one eye after a soldier plunged his finger into it, and claims that he had human excrement smeared on his face.

Mr Deghayes grew up in Brighton and studied law at Wolverhampton University and then in Huddersfield. His family say he had given sermons in a mosque condemning terrorism and violence in the name of Islam.

There is also a discussion of this over at DailyKos: U.S. guards blinded Guantanamo prisoner

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