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Bahrainis intend to sue Washington for being tortured at Guantanamo

Three of the released Bahraini citizens who were detained in US Guantanamo detention center talked about torture they were exposed to together with other prisoners during their detention which lasted for 4 years. In a press conference in the Bahraini capital Manama, one detainee talked about the cases of defiling the Quran book saying that "the Quran copy which I had kept was stamped by the shoes of the American soldier."

Another former detainee, Adel Kalem, said he was exposed to physical and psychological torture in Qandahar and Guantanamo, noting that physical torture in Guantanamo was in different forms of beating and exposed to chilly cold and electricity current. The released men: Sheikh Salman Bin Ibrahim al-Khaleifa, Abdullah al-Nueimi and Adel Kamel expressed their determination to sue the American administration over the psychological and physical damages inflected on them.

Source: ArabicNews.com

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