They said this contrasting the fact one of his Canadian army interrogators was involved in a case where the prisoner died and some time later, in a different incident said interrogator was court-martialed for prisoner abuse . In a U.S. army investigation in the deaths of two other detainees at Bagram detention centre Sgt. Joshua Claus of military intelligence is described as using a litany of coercive techniques when questioning the men.
Mr Khadr is also suing the Canadian government for torture. His action alleges breaches of several constitutional charters guaranteeing the right not to be subjected to cruel and unusual treatment or punishment.
In a sworn statement Mr. Khadr states he gave false confessions after he was beaten, doused in freezing water, spat on, chained in painful positions, forced to urinate on himself then used as a human mop, terrorized by barking dogs, subjected to sleep deprivation and rape threats.
|Home sweet home at Guantanamo Bay. Photograph by CBC DocZone|