After September 11, 2001, U.S. officials authorized the cruel treatment and torture of prisoners held in Afghanistan, Iraq, Guantanamo, and the CIA's secret prisons overseas.
This database documents the U.S. government's official experiment with those techniques. At present, the database contains well over 100,000 pages of government documents obtained primarily through Freedom of Information Act requests filed by the ACLU. To learn more about the database, please read the About and Search Help pages. If you're a developer, you can also access this data through our API.
A CID investigation into the death of an Afghani civilian, Haji Sher Mohammad. Mr. Mohammad was being held in custody at FOB Salerno, Khowst, Afghanistan when he complained about being bitten by either a snake or a bee while in his cell. Mr. ...
Jan. 14, 2011
Investigative File (CID), Notes, Photograph, Medical (Autopsy, Death Certificate), Interview (Statement, Summaries/Notes) Haji Sher Mohammad Other