|17 May 2008 @ 19:24, by Geral W. Sosbee|
Egyptian cleric's wife testifies in CIA torture case
In Italy, 26 Americans believed to be agents are on on trial in absentia for abducting the man in Milan as part of the CIA's extraordinary-rendition efforts.
By Colleen Barry
The Associated Press
Article Last Updated: 05/14/2008 07:41:20 PM MDT
MILAN, Italy — The wife of an Egyptian cleric taken from a Milan street, allegedly as part of the CIA's extraordinary-rendition program, wept Wednesday as she described her husband's alleged torture in an Egyptian jail.
Heavily veiled and speaking through a translator, Ghali Nabila testified in the trial of 26 Americans charged in Italy with kidnapping in the disappearance of Osama Moustafa Hassan Nasr in February 2003.
"They put him on a cross, they beat him on the ears and all over his body," she told the court, citing a letter from her husband and conversations with him.
"They positioned him on a chair, tied up his hands and his feet," she said, before breaking into tears. "And they gave him electrical shock all over his body, even his genitals."
Nabila, 39, said the torture continued over 14 months.
The fbi generally has guilty knowledge of many USA sponsored torture sprees,
but the thugs in the fbi do not report the atrocities because they too are involved in torture, false imprisonment , forced suicides and murder here at home and around the globe. See:
Report faults FBI handling of agents' Gitmo complaints:Reuters
"... faults the bureau's for responding slowly to complaints from its own agents about the ..." torture .
See also Sosbee's report three years ago on this subject, dated and entitled as follows:
"fbi indicts self"
[Category: Articles] 23 Mar 2005
For More On cia Assassins' Killing Spree See:
CIA death squads killing with “impunity” in Afghanistan
By Joe Kay
19 May 2008
"“Sending prisoners overseas to extract information through water torture, removal of toenails and fingernails, beatings, and electrocution at the request of US officials is inhumane and must be stopped.” — US Congressman Edmund Markey, 12 March 2005.