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if it is brazen spoke out against one of the world's most notorious terrorist instruments website operating freely in his country gets into problems with the police after his interview with r.t. . to have missiles are investigating reagan claims a british planes destroyed the arab states largest oil field going three guards. and desperate in portugal has finally asked the e.u. for a bailout a move many predicted was only a matter of time. before coming up next an artsy hour special report of the infamous guantanamo bay detention center the filmmakers pieced together declassified documents and interviews with release and mates and former
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interrogators to get a true picture of what's going on there. yes . eric. schmidt friend to feel and we would like to. see what time of day so. we want to see it's possible there is a bigger different number or a. us air force character off of russia.
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for the affair probably. many of you spirits and the insights from swedish. regarding visits to. face yes we have quite out of puerto rico. just about everyone today. and their cute guy quick trip from puerto rico to guantanamo the flights are story. you'll be required to pay four dollars a night for a person. watching. every day and hour whatever it is you occur for coward or area. you'll be able to see the care for which they are cooking and. you'll see a somewhat of a. and you'll be able to photograph it all right this is very good if we share yeah i thank you very much if you saw it carry more prosser question even. if you think
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your. i think when i leave here what tanabe one most interesting period is that i've had is actually have the opportunity to ask media around it's interesting talking to people from all around the world from korea from sweden from the middle east from north america mali around the world is have the opportunity to speak with different people and hear this hear how they feel about in taney steer how they feel about world politics it's a it's a it's an interesting experience and i think this is rooted moss and his job is to show us that everything is ok here but we have come here because we want to know what is really going on at guantanamo filling isn't allowed inside the prison camp so we were thinking of shooting with a hidden camera. unfortunately that's just not going to happen we know there's
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a swedish guy held inside here his name is matthew will be released later and when he returns to sweden give only one press conference if you say you spend five months in advance then where did you stay as far as you finance all these trips six trips in two years where were you september eleventh two thousand was the support of bin laden and al qaeda of digital qaeda fighters did you carry arms or taken what do you think of bin laden. and after that he won't talk to us he refuses to talk to anyone who has anything to do with the media. or to tell his story we have to go back in time to long before the press conference with mattie was still held at guantanamo. and when there was only one official version.
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station voice of america and al qaeda detainees are being scrutinized and interrogated at the u.s. naval base at guantanamo bay cuba only a select few american servicemen and u.s. officials have direct contact with the prisoners. u.s. officials insist the detainee are not tortured or subject to any cruel treatment during interrogation sessions in fact they say some interrogators go out of their way to make the captors feel comfortable hoping to coax information from them in an easygoing fashion. exactly right here the story could have ended if it wasn't for this man we saw in a public square in stockholm is marty's father and he had a feeling if things were not good at guantanamo. one two two four one eight forty two forty five degrees of heat locked up and chained and the day and night
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totally isolated not allowed to speak to see or to hear but mountings father didn't know that it was the other way around it was mad together with most of the other prisoners that had in fact decided to stop talking. rumor now was that it wasn't forty degrees one hundred going tandem or any more of the army had started exposing prisoners to freezing temperatures to get them to talk what i will do is urge him as a father to reach out to communicate with his son via letter which we will transport and ask his son to just cooperate come clean this will help him determine his future here richard prosper the man with a good advice and puppy dog eyes. he is an expert of international law and
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is signed by the president to visit the countries that have citizens being held at guantanamo. here he was in sweden to persuade mentees father to convince his son to start to talk again. find the geneva conventions but he by his conduct is not the benefits of privileges to be a prisoner or. think about an inch ngs day and night. so we know for me. who's his father. still. you need to keep in mind that the people in u.s. custody are not there because they stole a car. or robbed a bank. that's not why they're there they're not common criminal.
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they're enemy combatants and terrorists who are being detained for acts of war against our country and that is why different rules after. saying no and the head of the international red cross for example people who break spirits and human rights issues say unto you clearly what you are doing is against . human rights conventions there was a fundamental problem the only thing i know for certain is that these are bad people the united states at one point in time signed the geneva convention and there it's stated that craziness of war need only to answer four questions name rank nationality and i.d. number. four simple questions won't get you very far when you need answers to hundreds of questions a prison camp full of prisoners of war you only need to answer for questions is a useless prison camp. but there were no other rules. and leaders from
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countries who had citizens at guantanamo were worried prime minister. the first matter he brought up. was the swedish prisoners he was very forthright very frank and very concerned about. the situation seems to be out of control. tony mcgrady. simply. turkish. what nobody knew was the president had written a letter. a letter that only the president's inner circle world aware of. in the letter he wrote that there was a new paradigm in the world and the rules were no longer defined by the u.s. but by terrorists this new world order and got him thinking and after extensive discussions he came to the simple conclusion. the geneva convention could not be
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applied to terrorists. and for that reason he came up with a new word for the prisoners at guantanamo unlawful. no one had heard this word before. and no one knew what the consequences of this were would come. again to see in kabul. afghanistan. now. we are at guantanamo for good mo as the army has nicknamed it we still haven't seen he's still being held being here. most of the time we are on this bus touring all the recreational activities of vailable to the soldiers stationed here.
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and when the operation first started out here it was something that was new and just like with everything you want to prove and prove it in the u.s. military it's a lot of emphasis on friday trying to improve the living standards for its troops to keep morale we're talking about kentucky fried chicken pizza days mcdonald's here now is the subway here slowly we're improving the condition of the soldiers and this is just part of it right but we haven't come here to take part in the soldiers' delight over the variety of fast food we want to know what's really going on here. here we are at the gates to camp delta where the prisoners are camped. the person in front is sergeant barry johnson
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the man behind the scenes who has the authority over our guides so the second man is colonel mcqueen responsible for security. service how much as much as you can count. on living how do you. we are americans everywhere and it being american soldiers we come up with a way of life for democracy that provides to rights to people to be treated humanely fair for how do you do you have a system how do you do that because i'm a military profession as military professional i've been given a mission and that mission says that i will safely secure the detainees within camp delta and that i will provide a humane treatment because i didn't want. this question ok defensively for example the family of the swedish detainees you know they don't
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know why he's here they thought that he went to study they have no information they don't they haven't been able to see him for a year what would you tell them if you met them what would you say to them. i would tell them from the detention standpoint. each and every detainee here is being treated humanely. we. still trying to convince a man to take this opportunity to tell us what had happened but something always came up making it difficult for us to meet. but now he has promised to help us to get in touch with other prisoners released from guantanamo. this is jamal from manchester who was with methane guantanamo. and there's man today who still hasn't decided if he wants to talk with each other. you know i don't even remember the first meeting. i don't remember. speak you. know because what they would do
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the americans will put you next to each different people see if you know a person from before but i thought this is something wish they'd put in a stop to see you know is there any connection with these guys from you know maybe them out knowledge or from before do you think it was part of it. oh yeah clever people constantly moved around what you heard was called free. or i would say that. i once thought i would want to let them know. so i refused to answer that one. for me the most crucial thing here is to be. knowing where you are. my but. it seems hard to talk about what happens to them in
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guantanamo is especially for me. maybe because he's devoted two years to keeping silent. i was in the war nor tortured physically. my head comp are a tad with the americans told them all they wanted to know. for about six months but it was too much so i stopped talking with them for two years. they started using the methods you've heard about. me i've been in the interrogation room i was kept in there for twelve fourteen hours. and they put on air conditioning and about degrees below zero.
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islam are simply talking to their god. and this cause laughing with you and the next day's be someone who's next to you and this guy suffering so yeah i did the same thing myself looked at because. my name is sergeant dangerously. enough for thirty eight military police company from raleigh kentucky. over the us knows that we didn't think this will. prevent this. oh maybe risk a sudden. aim for us and some sweet ohio. and
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any special smoker are going to get. you know this relation is a p.c. . i personally actually he doesn't say that we don't comment on specific detail or specific nationalities so they question him he would be ok and she. just says. no the few of the things i just don't do my job they feel as target for them as still in their. so many times. the soldiers at guantanamo don't
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talk and neither do the prisoners. maybe it has something to do with this man. his name is general miller and he's the commanding officer at guantanamo is agreed to a short interview he is in in an unusually good mood. patriot kuantan was mission is to detain him a combatants and then again it is from there to be able to win the global war on terrorism and so we are detaining come back it's inhumane made. him a matter. that is appropriate today in accordance as much as we can with the geneva convention. we do we work very hard to. detail in this matter. but what's what's wrong with.
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what. the when we were doing this interview with miller we were not aware of how important he was to the story because no other single person has had as much influence over how the prisoners at guantanamo are treated. but what we do know is that miller hasn't always been in charge of the base. before we left we found a short article about general rick baucus who was in command before miller. fact is was fired under very weird circumstances the only ones who seemed willing to speculate why is military corruption an organization consisting of ex military personnel who investigate corruption within the army ok i can say to you as we're on the telephone how i can say gee whiz we have a network of sources that we call see. potential informants.
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i can say on a couple. bad guys he's a one star general brigadier general. ran into trouble with a two star general who is in charge of the interrogation and i think it's mistake complained about policy dealing with those first he would come and sit down in front of the cage and then she speaks of the detainee as i were in the cages and then the soldiers i don't think the american soldiers would seem pleased to see the big general come down and sit down on the ground in front of. the gun fired because he was too nice to the prisoners. and was opposed to a secret list of unconventional questioning methods outward goldring out this. is that. some of the interrogations may i don't have to prove. violation of human rights or what we we're not sure where you are here with general
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but those of us here who know we came just after you are you know why. have you heard anything. nothing that i would want to repeat because i don't know where this is true. and as far as the history general back is. all we know as far as he was he everyone here is on a tour of six months and he finishes in one home. his old press secretary and southern command all balls. and you can ask and i don't know how to get budgeted no longer in the military retired or even yeah yeah he tired out earlier this month. so we are to go ahead no way getting started in either but baucus has not retired
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he has been reassigned to a desk job. you know his phone number and the area home for row one. now. this redacted hi my name is andy have a filmmaker and. every lead to ask if you quest is a bad one tell them all about what happened there. well you know that does not honor anymore and that any public affairs inquiry is not referring to the other comedian the public affairs officer is on to talk about the top ten to the point i'm not you know let it off the record or. ok thank you for a call. is not the story about baucus. we would contact him again. even if he isn't just a small pawn in a much bigger game. the security of the world requires him to
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storming saddam hussein. saddam hussein and his sons must leave iraq within forty eight hours. past majority of iraqi citizens. this event brings to further assurance that the torture chambers and the secret police are gone forever. but when these pictures from saddam's ghraib prison came out. it's clear they have a scandal on their hands some say these methods originated in guantanamo we just haven't seen the pictures rumors have also begun to circulate new rumors of interrogators using sex and hip hop music to get people to crack.
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use the sexual act in their interrogation against you. personally know me personally know by people you know is happens when school. if you. put the. world it was on the natural a lot of other things but then they sent in a girl who. will continue and she came up to me and started to talk. with and she told me she could do many things for me so she started to thirty three give me a massage and she grabbed me as certain places and and she actually
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told me that she could do plenty for me. but when she came closer to see certain spots you know then i put up my hands and trying to protect myself and the hood and when she saw that at the end she got angry since i didn't want to it is you know we heard she said that whenever i wanted to see her swords and then on she said her name was sylvia and. just tell them that she wants to see me. and then we'll arrange everything in after that and she left. maybe that sounds like a prisoner's wet dream. to have a woman in uniform give him a. but we are sure the methods aren't used for the prisoners comfort and
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convenience. what kind of bizarre interrogation methods are being used to poynton a mole and what happens to the prisoners that are still being held there and are these methods really sentient from above. part of the answer comes thanks to the abu ghraib scandal in iraq. which set off a storm of protests and a wave of investigations which made public thousands of previously classified documents. human rights activists all over the world began taking measures to get prisoners released from guantanamo. or to get a piece of paper like this which is called interrogation techniques one count of these are actually approved by our secretary of defense donald rumsfeld and if you read them you get sickened by them among all the documents we find a story
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a story that has its beginning in the fall of two thousand and two they have a problem at guantanamo the prisoners have stopped talking and the old methods don't seem to be effective anymore. now they want to interrogate for twenty hour sessions remove prisoners clothes let them stand naked in an uncomfortable position . where. they also want permission under medical supervision to lower the temperatures in interrogation rooms. and take advantage of prisoners phobia. for example of prisoners fear of dogs. so here you have our search area of the fence authorizing the use of dogs and of course the word phobias is particularly interesting because that has to do with. their. letus there are muslims that dogs around cle would later happens in the interrogation group. when the new methods are
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implemented only the prisoners know and their interrogators the problem is that the interrogators at guantanamo don't give interviews with one exception tora nelson.
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