Alleged Cover-up of Prisoner Deaths at Guantánamo

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Several soldiers who served at Guantánamo Bay in 2006 have alleged that the deaths of three Guantánamo inmates, previously ruled suicides by the U.S. government, were nothing of the sort ... and that the government has covered up the truth.

In his latest article for Harpers Magazine, "The Guantánamo 'Suicides': A Camp Delta sergeant blows the whistle," Scott Horton, a contributing editor for the magazine, reports that several whistle-blowers have come forward to talk about the prisoners' deaths. He writes that three deaths officially ruled suicides may actually have been covered up by Navy investigators and the Bush Administration – and that these cover-ups have continued through the Obama administration.  [The full article will appear in the March issue of Harper’s.]