Rumsfeld signed off on torture techniques

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Australia Age |
"US Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld approved the use of 'harsh' interrogation techniques at Guantanamo Bay, including stripping detainees naked, making them hold 'stress' positions and depriving them of sleep, a Pentagon official has confirmed... the Senate Armed Services Committee released a single page titled 'Interrogation Rules of Engagement' ... According to Senator Levin, an unpublished annexe to the Taguba report stated that 'sleep management, sensory deprivation, isolation longer than 30 days and dogs' were described as a 'permissible technique for use in the Iraqi theatre' on condition that the commanding general gave approval 'prior to employment.'"



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