NORTHAMPTON — United States government officials arrange for proxy jailers in a foreign country to arrest a man, who is then held incommunicado, interrogated and tortured. Although our government determines that the factual basis for its requested detention was wrong — impossible actually — the man, with no judicial involvement, is transferred to and tortured at one horrifying prison after another.
Eventually, painfully shackled, suffocated and half dead, he is dumped at a United States military base where he languishes for over a dozen years. The government insists that it can incarcerate him indefinitely without a charge or a trial.
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