Supreme Court Says Torture* at CIA Black Site Is a "State Secret"

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* i.e. those "enhanced interrogation techniques" drafted by "Torture Professor" John Yoo

An image drawn by Abu Zubaydah, a prisoner at Guantánamo Bay, shows how the C.I.A. applied an approved torture technique called

 Courtesy Mark P. Denbeaux  

On March 3, 2022 in a 6-3 decision, the Supreme Court dismissed Abu Zubaydah's petition, reversing the Ninth Circuit's 2019 decision, requesting the testimony of psychologists James Mitchell and John Jessen, whom the CIA hired to orchestrate his torture at a secret CIA prison ("CIA black site") in Poland from December 2002 until September 2003,  reported yesterday. Zubaydah was transferred to other CIA black sites before being sent to Guantánamo in 2006, where he remains today with no charges against him.


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