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Wednesday, February 3, 2010

US terror suspects in Pakistan allege FBI torture

SARGODHA, Pakistan-Five American terrorism suspects alleged Tuesday that they were subjected to electric shocks and other torture by the FBI and Pakistani police, the latest wrinkle in a case that has added to sensitivities in U.S.-Pakistani relations.
The men tossed a tissue with some of the allegations scribbled on it to reporters as they headed to their latest hearing in court, where a judge delayed formally charging the suspects for at least two more weeks."Since our arrest, the U.S. FBI and Pakistani police have tortured us," read the message. "They are trying to set us up. We are innocent. They are trying to keep us away from public, media and families and lawyers. Help us."
Defense lawyer Tariq Asad said one suspect told the judge that the police gave them electric shocks and warned them not to mention the alleged torture to the media or court. The suspect, Ramy Zamzam, said police threatened to destroy their passports and their lives....
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Picture Left:Pakistani police officers escort detained American Muslims following their appearing at an anti terrorist court in Sargodha, Pakistan, Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010.(AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)

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