Thursday, April 28, 2011

Wikileaks: 255 Guantanamo Bay detainees incriminated on claims of eight inmates

Analysis of the files, obtained by the WikiLeaks website, shows that claims from just eight detainees were used to help build cases against some 255 men in Cuba.
Most prisoners at the camp were not captured by American forces which meant interrogators had to construct a picture of the stories of the detainees by cross-checking them against testimonies from other prisoners.

Clive Stafford Smith, director of campaign group Reprieve, added: “These records reveal a catalogue of incompetence by the US military.