Russian Guantanamo Prisoner Sues US

by Laurence on 6/28/2005

RIA Novosti has the story

MOSCOW, June 28 (RIA Novosti) – A Russian citizen who was kept at the U.S. Naval base Guantanamo Bay has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. government, claiming his rights were violated while he was detained there after being imprisoned in Afghanistan. Airat Vakhitov, 27, announced at a press conference Tuesday that prisoners had been tortured and kept in small cells with a toilet and plank bed.

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