Definitely Not Torture…..

Lakhdar Boumediene was held in Gitmo for 7 and 1/2 years without charge. And no, he wasn’t tortured, because as George Bush said “We don’t torture”. Via Raw Story:

“Boumediene described being pulled up from under his arms while

sitting in a chair with his legs shackled, stretching him,” an ABC News

interview account Monday reported. “He said that he was forced to run

with the camp’s guards and if he could not keep up, he was dragged,

bloody and bruised.

“He described what he called the ‘games’ the guards would play after

he began a hunger strike, putting his food IV up his nose and poking

the hypodermic needle in the wrong part of his arm.

“You think that’s not torture?” he quipped. “What’s this? What can

you call this? Torture or what?” he said, indicating the scars he bears

from tight shackles. ‘I’m an animal? I’m not a human?’”

Why is no one in jail for this?

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