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‘Black Jail’ Mystery: New abuse scandal points at secret US Afghan prison

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A U.S. report, based on interviews with former detainees, says Afghan prisoners were abused at a secret military detention centre in Afghanistan. The facility dubbed the ‘Black Jail’ is thought to be located at Bagram airbase. Former inmates’ claim they were subjected to strip searches, sleep deprivation and a lack of food. Some testimonies date from this year, despite President Obama’s pledge to clean up prison practices. The U.S. military denies the detention centre even exists. Philip Giraldi, a former CIA officer, says Obama’s administration is worse than his predecessor, when it comes to detainees in Afghanistan

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