CIA officials will not be prosecuted for waterboarding
Eventually, CIA has acknowledged using waterboarding, a form of simulated drowning, on the detainees in 2002 and 2003, with the permission of the White House and the Justice Department.
Some Human Rights groups have urged The US President Barack Obama to hold the CIA employees accountable for the torture, though Former CIA director Michael Hayden said, waterboarding was not used.
The methods that were used while interrogation include keeping detainees naked for long periods, keeping them in standing positions for long periods, depriving them of solid food, some other tactics likewise using a plastic neck collar to slam the detainees into walls, beating and kicking the detainees, sleep-deprivation, and threats to a detainee’s family were also used.
Many of these methods were detailed in a secret 2007 report by the International Committee of the Red Cross.
On the other hand, The U.S. President Barack Obama has ordered the CIA’s secret overseas prisons known as “black sites” closed.
Moreover, Obama is also concerned that releasing the information could endanger ongoing operations, American personnel or
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