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August 03, 2011

U.S. citizen and Army vet claims U.S. tortured him in Iraq

A U.S. citizen and Army veteran with a horrific tale of abuse in Iraq can keep pursuing his case against former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and others, a federal judge has ruled.

In a pointedly detailed 47-page opinion, U.S. District Judge James Gwinn declined the Justice Department's bid to dismiss the complaint filed by a man known only as John Doe. Though the facts have not been  tried, the alleged abuses are serious enough to overcome Rumsfeld's invocation of qualified immunity. Noted Gwinn, in the decision issued Tuesday:

"...a reasonable federal official would have understood conscience-shocking physical and psychological mistreatment—including temperature, sleep, food, and light manipulation—of a United States citizen detainee to violate the detainee’s constitutional right to substantive due process."

The individual known as John Doe had been working as a civilian translator for U.S. Marine Corps intelligence-gathering efforts in 2005. For reasons that are not immediately obvious, but which presumably related to suspicions about dual loyalties, investigators seized Doe and tossed him into jail at Camp Cropper for nine months. There, he claims, guards...

exposed him to extreme cold and continuous artificial light, blindfolded and hooded him, woke him by banging on a door or slamming a window whenever they observed Doe trying to sleep, and blasted heavy metal or country music into his cell at intolerable volumes.

Doe was eventually cut loose without being charged with a crime, but he reportedly remains on a U.S. government watch list.

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Avser Bastian

THIS IS "GOVERNMENT SPONSORED TERROR" EMERGENCY ALERT !!!

REAL SHOOTING IN UTOYA or NORWEGIAN "AFTERLIFE" $$ FLASH MOB !!?
http://stateofterror.blogspot.com/ or http://stateofterror.wordpress.com/
REAL TEARS OR TEAR GAS AND PURE THEATER ON FACES OF MANIACS !!?
OSLO POLICE or COMMUNIST/LIBERAL CRIMINALS WHO WERE PREPARING
FOR ACT OF TERROR AGAINST NORWAY AND EUROPE ALMOST HALF
DECADE (collecting proofs and photos) AHEAD !!? WILL THERE BE
APOCALYPSE NOW(Abomination) OR TOTAL RESISTANCE(civil war) !!?
No doubt about bombing in Oslo, but what about shooting in Utoya = Arizona !!!? 
ARIZONA = UTOYA and STOLTENBERG = BREIVIK
90 minutes vs 30 and for government vehicles or police even 20 minutes the most !!!

SAY NO TO CRIME !!!

SAY NO TO CORRUPT LABOR  / CRIMINAL ZIONIST/ COMMUNIST/
VIOLENT LIBERAL ANARCHISM !!!

DICTATOR OBAMA = STALIN = BUSH or USA = SOVIET UNION
http://avsecbostjan.blogspot.com/ or http://avsecbostjan.wordpress.com/

COMMUNISM(Slowenien/Slovenia) IN CENTRAL & EASTERN EUROPE
TODAY(2011) !!! 
http://sloveniatoday.blogspot.com or  http://easterneuropetoday.wordpress.com/

Avser Bastian

THIS IS "GOVERNMENT SPONSORED TERROR"
EMERGENCY ALERT !!!

REAL SHOOTING IN UTOYA or NORWEGIAN
"AFTERLIFE" $$ FLASH MOB !!?
http://stateofterror.blogspot.com/ or
http://stateofterror.wordpress.com/
REAL TEARS OR TEAR GAS AND PURE THEATER
ON FACES OF MANIACS !!?  OSLO POLICE or
COMMUNIST/LIBERAL CRIMINALS WHO WERE
PREPARING FOR ACT OF TERROR AGAINST
NORWAY AND EUROPE ALMOST HALF DECADE
(collecting proofs and photos) AHEAD !!?

WILL THERE BE APOCALYPSE NOW (abomination)
OR TOTAL RESISTANCE (civil war) !!?

No doubt about bombing in Oslo, but what about
shooting in Utoya = Arizona !!!? 
ARIZONA = UTOYA and STOLTENBERG = BREIVIK
90 minutes vs 30 and for government vehicles or police even 20 minutes the most !!!

SAY NO TO CRIME !!!

SAY NO TO CORRUPT LABOR  / CRIMINAL
ZIONIST/ COMMUNIST/VIOLENT LIBERAL
ANARCHISM !!!

DICTATOR OBAMA = STALIN = BUSH or
USA = SOVIET UNION
http://avsecbostjan.blogspot.com/ or
http://avsecbostjan.wordpress.com/

COMMUNISM(Slowenien/Slovenia) IN CENTRAL &
EASTERN EUROPE TODAY(2011) !!! 
http://sloveniatoday.blogspot.com or  
http://easterneuropetoday.wordpress.com/

Susan

If the US military will torture foreigners, they will torture citizens too.

ditto for detention without trial.....

IBelieveIt

This gives me the strength to continue with my EEOC discrimination case against the Army, specifically Secretary of the Army John McHugh. You will never get justice from the Army. Go to federal court - poor man! Stay strong - you are already a pillar of strength for the rest of us!

Roedy Green

This is just the tip of the iceberg. Soldiers aiding and abetting either the Afghanistan or Iraq war are all guilty of a capital war crime by both the Nuremberg principles and a UN treaty which prohibit aggressive (first strike) war. In addition there are flagrant violations of the Geneva conventions, including routine torture of detainees, the use of banned weapons such as cluster bombs, DU, white phosphorus, land mines, napalm... America is in deep denial about its war crimes. They are behaving how Germany would have behaved had they won WW II.

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