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Truthout FOIA Exposes Forceful Drugging of Detainees

Friday, 13 July 2012 12:47 By Alyona Minkovski, The Alyona Show | Interview and Video
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For years, current and former detainees from Guantanamo and other US military sites, as well as their attorneys, have argued that they were forcibly given pills and injected with unknown medications. Often, they alleged that this happened during or immediately prior to interrogation sessions. And now, thanks to a Freedom of Information Act Request filed by Truthout, a report from the DOD's deputy inspector general has confirmed much of it. Alyona talks to Jason Leopold, lead investigative reporter for Truthout.org about what the FOIA exposed.

ALSO SEE: EXCLUSIVE: DoD Report Reveals Some Detainees Interrogated While Drugged, Others "Chemically Restrained"

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Truthout FOIA Exposes Forceful Drugging of Detainees

Friday, 13 July 2012 12:47 By Alyona Minkovski, The Alyona Show | Interview and Video
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For years, current and former detainees from Guantanamo and other US military sites, as well as their attorneys, have argued that they were forcibly given pills and injected with unknown medications. Often, they alleged that this happened during or immediately prior to interrogation sessions. And now, thanks to a Freedom of Information Act Request filed by Truthout, a report from the DOD's deputy inspector general has confirmed much of it. Alyona talks to Jason Leopold, lead investigative reporter for Truthout.org about what the FOIA exposed.

ALSO SEE: EXCLUSIVE: DoD Report Reveals Some Detainees Interrogated While Drugged, Others "Chemically Restrained"

This piece was reprinted by Truthout with permission or license. It may not be reproduced in any form without permission or license from the source.

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