Prisoner Abuse Leaks

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photoThe Bush Administration is facing a wave of new allegations that abuse of foreign detainees in U.S. military custody has been more widespread, varied, and grave than the Defense Department has long maintained.

Just released FBI memos allege that prisoners being held at Guantanamo Bay in the last two years have been subject to abuse and even torture. Bush says there should be an investigation.

Tune in to hear about the new prisoner abuse allegations and what it would take to have a formal investigation into the matter.


Scott Silliman, Duke University Center on Law, Ethics and National Security, Durham, North Carolina

Donna Lieberman, Executive Director, New York chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).

This program aired on December 22, 2004.


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