Former Guantanamo Commander Ignores Summons From French Court Probing Torture

March 1, 2016
The Intercept

Retired U.S. Army General Geoffrey Miller, the former commander of the prison at Guantanamo Bay, did not appear for questioning before a French court on Tuesday, after being subpoenaed last month.

Miller was summoned to answer questions about his role in the detention and torture of two former Guantanamo detainees, French citizens Mourad Benchellali and Nizar Sassi. After being transferred to French custody, both were acquitted of terrorism-related charges in 2009. ...

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