karl_lembke (karl_lembke) wrote,
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Gitmo

Rich Lowry writes about how prisoners are treated at Guantanamo Bay. Apparently, the treatment they're getting is highly reminiscent of the Spanish Inquisition, comfy chair and all.
At Gitmo, the detainees sit in plush La-Z Boy chairs when they are being interrogated and are offered drinks and the chance to see movies on DVD by their interrogators, who struggle to establish a rapport with them. Sometimes it works. We were told that about 15% of the detainees cooperate with the interrogations.

Here is his article about prisoner treatment at Gitmo, with some insight into the sort of people imprisoned there.
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