Ex-detainee: Gitmo abuse continues

Daniel Tencer | Raw Story, July 23, 2009

A former Guantanamo detainee whose landmark lawsuit against the Bush administration forced the US to change its controversial rules for trying detainees says that abuse of prisoners continues at the facility.

In an article published by Germany’s Der Spiegel and reprinted by ABC News, Lakhdar Boumediene, who spent seven-and-a-half years at Guantanamo Bay before his release, says that, despite President Obama’s order upon taking office to end torture, beatings of prisoners continue to be widespread.

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