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Afghanistan, Cuba / Prisoner Abuse / Kahtani Case #758079

CNN Evening News for Monday, Jun 21, 2004
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(Studio: Judy Woodruff) The central question of the blame in the prisoner abuse scandal in Afghanistan & Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, introduced.

(Pentagon: Jamie McIntyre) The case of the interrogation at Guantanamo of an Al Qaeda detainee, Mohammed‡ al-Kahtani†, examined; details given of the techniques allegedly approved & later rescinded by Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld. [RUMSFELD - comments on "torture."] [Human Rights First Elisa MASSIMINO†- says waterboarding fits the definition of torture.] Today's report that the prisoners at Guantanamo are of lesser value than the Pentagon claims discussed.

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Tomorrow's closer look at the prisoner abuse scandal previewed.

Woodruff, Judy;
McIntyre, Jamie

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