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>> Within the heavily fortified Gauntanamo Bay prison, an inmate is allegedly still being tortured, despite Washington banning enhanced interrogation techniques almost ten years ago. That's according to the UN's special rapporteur on torture Niels Melzer, who said he had information that Amar al-Baluchi, accused of being a co-conspirator in the September 11th attacks was subject to treatment banned under international law.
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>> The place is under a lot of scrutiny.>> Reuters Correspondent Tom Miles is in Geneva.>> Meler the rapporteur said that the US had done nothing to prosecute CIA officials and other people who were suspected of torturing inmates at Guantanamo Bay. In the years following 9/11.>> But the US Department of Defense denied Melzer’s allegation, saying there was no credible evidence to support it.
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Citing a 2014 Senate investigation, the UN statement also claims that al-Baluchi had suffered relentless torture for three and a half years. In CIA black sites before being moved to Guantanamo where he continued to endure torture. Former President Barack Obama fell short of closing Guantanamo Bay. And under President Trump, the future of the prison is unclear.
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>> And we're gonna load it up with some bad dudes, believe me. We're gonna load it up. Melzer said he had renewed a long standing request to visit Guantanamo Bay to interview inmates but he and his predecessors had been denied access.