UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY) – The National Archives of the United States on Thursday published a new version of the documents on the torture of suspects conducted under the leadership of the candidate for the post of CIA head Gina Haspel, which was less edited than in 2004.
“Trump’s candidacy for CIA Director Gina Haspel personally supervised the torture of a CIA detainee in 2002, which included at least three torture that mimicked drowning, after which an order was issued to destroy video evidence of torture,” it said. press release.
According to the press release, the new documents include a “new and less edited version of the report of the CIA Inspector General of 2004 and repetitive material from the declassified report of the US Senate Intelligence Committee on Intelligence on Torture conducted by Gina Haspal in 2002 when she led a covert CIA base in Thailand. ”
“The exhaustive report on the torture of the US Senate Committee examined more than six million pages of its own documents of the CIA and it was proved that these supporting documents” are based on inaccurate statements about their effectiveness “and” are erroneous in the fundamental aspects, “the press says. release.
Earlier, US President Donald Trump proposed the place of director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Gene Haspel, which, if approved by the Senate, will become the first woman to head this agency. A number of human rights organizations in this regard called on the senators, who approve the candidacy of the head of the CIA, to seriously study the past of Khaspel.
In June 2017, the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) asked the German authorities to issue a warrant for the arrest of Haspel in the case of torture of terror suspects. According to media reports, the cause was the case of Abu Zubaida, who was tortured 83 times in a secret CIA prison in Thailand, whose work was overseen by Haspel.