"mortuary affairs" of Guantanamo...

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Psychologist/reporter/activist Jeff Kaye has uncovered new material suggesting 
concealment of detainee deaths during early days at the prison (officials have 
previously testified that the first fatalities were three "suicides" in June 2006) :

According to the transcript (PDF) of a February 19, 2002 meeting of the Armed Forces Epidemiological Board 
(AFEB), "[a] number of the detainees have died of the wounds that they arrived with...

Dr. Steven Miles, author of Oath Betrayed: Torture, Medical Complicity, and the War on Terror, shared his reaction to news of the possible deaths:
This is an enormously important event. I have tried, without success to have the DoD or the media, clarify the huge inconsistencies in prisoner death reporting to no avail. My article on this remains unpublished...

Stay tuned for more on this and the continuing investigation into the mefloquine scandal at Truthout.org .

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