Torture continues: BBC documents stories of "Black Hole" at Bagram

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abuses are all said to have taken place since Obama's election


The prisoners, who were interviewed separately, all told very similar stories. Most of them said they had been beaten by American soldiers at the point of arrest before being taken to the prison...

witnesses told the BBC in interviews or written testimony that abuses continue in a hidden facility. 

"To this date, no prisoner has ever seen a lawyer in Bagram", said Tina Foster, who represents several of Bagram's prisoners in cases she has filed in on their behalf in the US.

The military categorically denied the existence of a secret detention site... [but] promised to investigate any allegations of abuse.

see Afghans 'abused at secret prison'

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