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Emails between Valerie Caproni and an FBI Agent re: Detainee Abuse at Guantanamo

Aug. 2, 2004 | FBI | ACLU-RDI 4887
These emails are a response to for a request for feedback from FBI agents who have cycled through Guantanamo and witnessed detainee abuse. An agent responded and wrote "I did observe treatment that was not only aggressive, but personally very upsetting; although I can't say that this treatment was perpetrated by Bureau employees. It seemed that these techniques were being employed by the military, government contract employees." When Ms. Caproni asked the agent to provide details he responded by stating "I entered interview rooms to find a detainee chained hand and foot in a fetal position to the floor, with no chair, food or water. Most times they had urinated or defecated on themselves, and had been left there for 18- 24 hours or more. On one occasion, the air conditioning had been turned down so far and the temperature was so cold that the barefoot detainee was shaking with cold."