US hid detainees to avoid Red Cross

Colorado Springs Gazette

06/17/08

The U.S. military hid the locations of detained terrorism suspects and concealed harsh treatment to avoid the scrutiny of the International Committee of the Red Cross, according to documents a Senate committee released Tuesday. ‘We may need to curb the harsher operations while ICRC is around. It is better not to expose them to any controversial techniques,’ Lt. Col. Diane Beaver, a military lawyer who has retired, said during an October 2002 meeting at the Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, prison to discuss employing interrogation techniques that some have equated with torture. Beaver also appeared to confirm that U.S. officials at another detention facility — Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan — were using sleep deprivation to ‘break’ detainees well before then-Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld approved that technique. -True, but officially it is not happening,- she told another person at the 2002 meeting...

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