After continued pressure from international groups, President Obama’s plan to close down the horrific
Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba is finally underway. Yesterday marked the single largest transfer of prisoners from the facility. Guantanamo Bay has been under immense pressure from human rights groups all over the world after reports of so-called “enhanced interrogation techniques” went public in 2004. Statements released by ex-convicts who had spent time in the facility depicted gross violations of human rights.
1. Extreme Reaction Force
Majid Khan, another ex inmate of Guantanamo, reported that he had been raped extensively at the facility. As described in the Senate Intelligence Committee Report, Khan was raped while in CIA custody (‘rectal feeding’). He was sexually assaulted in other ways as well, including by having his ‘private parts’ touched while he was hung naked from the ceiling.