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The Gitmo Suicide Was Staged
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Charles Johnson at LGF has the outrageous details: “The guards were lured into a cell by a staged suicide attempt, then ambushed by the prisoners.” He highlights this passage from the Reuters report:

The detainees had slickened the floor of their block with feces, urine and soapy water in an attempt to trip the guards. They then assaulted the guards with broken light fixtures, fan blades and bits of metal,” said Navy Rear Adm. Harry Harris, who commands the Guantanamo facility.

The clash took place in Camp Four, a medium-security facility with communal living arrangements, Harris said.

Which jibes exactly with what I reported last year:

Unreality-based liberals would have us believe that America is systematically torturing innocent Muslims out of spite at Guantanamo Bay. Meanwhile, our own MPs have endured little-publicized abuse at the hands of manipulative, hate-mongering enemy combatants. Detainees have spit on and hurled water, urine and feces on the MPs. Causing disturbances is a source of entertainment for detainees who, as Gen. Richard Myers points out, “would turn right around and try to slit our throats, slit our children’s throats” if released.

Gitmo doesn’t need to be closed down. It needs a crackdown.



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The Gitmo round-up

Guantanamo Fog

Letter of the morning: What about Castro’s gulags?

In Defense of Guantanamo Bay

What is it with the Washington Post?

Gitmo’s Emily Latella

Guantanamo Bay: The rest of the story

Once more, into the toilet

Newsweek lied.* People died.

Former Gitmo prisoner: Shot dead.

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• Category: Ideology • Tags: Gitmo, The Koran