What happened to prisoners at Bagram, 'Afghanistan’s Guantanamo'?

February 11, 2019
Al Jazeera

..."The US government has a legal obligation and a moral responsibility to follow up on men who are transferred out of long-term military custody, and to ensure that they aren't tortured or killed," said Wells Dixon, a senior staff lawyer at the Center for Constitutional Rights and an expert on arbitrary detentions. 

"I worry that nearly two decades after 9/11, the US military continues to compromise its obligations under the Geneva Conventions to treat detainees humanely for the sake of expediency - and perhaps because they think no one is paying attention to these forgotten men."

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February 12, 2019