New Book: Antimalarial Drugs Part of Secret Program to Torture Detainees at Guantanamo

By: Sunday April 5, 2015 9:52 pm

An important new book reveals how the antimalaria drug mefloquine was used at Guantanamo as part of a secret interrogation program that resulted, among other things, in the deaths of three detainees at the Cuban-based US prison camp. Further research shows mefloquine was implicated in possibly two detainee deaths, and that other drugs were also used to debilitate prisoners.

Gitmo Detainee’s Body Returned to Yemen, New Details on His Death Revealed

By: Saturday December 15, 2012 7:42 pm

The U.S. Southern Command has announced that after three months, they’ve released the remains of Adhan Farhan Abdul Latif to Yemen. This first official statement verified earlier reports Latif supposedly overdosed on prescription drugs, but the announcement also adds the surprising new information that “acute pneumonia” was a contributing cause of death. DoD is not answering any questions right now, though their press release only adds a new wrinkle to what was already a murky picture about Latif’s death.

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