Ex-detainees say CIA used mock electric chair in secret Afghan prison - rights group



Two Tunisian men who spent 12 years in U.S. custody in Afghanistan said CIA interrogators tortured them using previously unreported techniques that included threatening them with a mock electric chair and beating them with batons so brutally that they suffered broken bones, Human Rights Watch reported on Monday.
The accounts, which could not be independently confirmed, raised new questions about how prisoners were treated in a former CIA prison in Afghanistan that remains shrouded in secrecy.Ryan Trapani, a CIA spokesman, said the "CIA reviewed its records and found nothing to support... read more

 
3 October 2016 in World News, Views: 43
Source: Reuters
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