The temporary ban has been in place since January. They argue that their Muslim faith forbids any contact between them and women other than their wives and immediate female relatives. Two female guards who have been assigned to the detainees, and who in the normal course of duties would escort them around the prison, have filed complaints that the ban impairs their rights under equal opportunity laws. But lawyers for the detainees say the whole dispute has been concocted as a way of disrupting the relationship between the prisoners and their legal representatives. Nevin said he believed the introduction of the female guards was an attempt to disrupt and dislocate the relationship between the detainees and their lawyers at a critical stage in the military commission process, as the prisoners have refused to attend meetings with their counsel when that involves physical contact with female guards. He said that in traditional Islamic law strict rules govern physical contact between men and women.
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Translator claims female interrogators used sexual tactics to weaken prisoners. Story No. Pool File. Mid shot as US troops watch detainees on other side of fence. Most prisoners at the camp are Muslim and consider physical contact with women taboo. The draft manuscript written by a former Army linguist says that female interrogators tried to break the detainees by using sexual touching, wearing a mini skirt and thong underwear and in one case, a woman allegedly smeared a Saudi man's face with what she said was menstrual blood. He was upset by what he saw.
Mohamedou Ould Slahi claims he was subjected to brutal treatment, including being forced to drink salt water and repeatedly beaten. The former US defence secretary Donald Rumsfeld should be charged with conspiracy to torture in light of the alleged ill-treatment — including sexual abuse — documented by Mohamedou Ould Slahi during his 12 years detention without charge in Guantanamo Bay, his lawyer has claimed. The year-old describes how he was told he would be taught about "great American sex" and then he was tortured and forced to have sexual intercourse with female interrogators. The actors Colin Firth, Stephen Fry and Riz Ahmed, along with musician Brian Eno and novelist Elif Shafak, are among those backing a new campaign being launched today to free the year-old detainee.
A draft manuscript obtained by the Associated Press is classified as secret pending a Pentagon review for a planned book that details ways the U. Erik R. Saar, 29, told AP.