Yemeni think in 9/11 attacks cites Guantanamo torture with noises | Reuters

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FORT MEADE, Md. A Yemeni male indicted in a Sept. 11, 2001, attacks testified on Wednesday that Guantanamo Bay guards have used noises and vibrations to torture him for years, though a prosecutor questioned his mental state.

Ramzi bin al Shibh, 43, was questioned for some-more than dual hours about a purported abuse, that he pronounced began a few weeks after his attainment during a U.S. Navy jail in Cuba in 2006.

“They wait for me until we go to sleep, 30 minutes, 40 mins … and afterwards they start a vibrations,” pronounced Bin al Shibh, who wore a white turban and brownish-red deception coupler during his pre-trial discussion in a troops tribunal.

Bin al Shibh pronounced a disturbances prevented him from concentrating, sleeping and praying. He is hold during Camp Seven, the tip partial of a jail where a United States keeps former Central Intelligence Agency captives.

Bin al Shibh’s lawyers contend jail staff have abandoned a 2013 sequence by Judge Army Colonel James Pohl that they stop any nuisance of him. Guards have denied a abuse allegations.

Prosecutor Clay Trivett responded by doubt Bin al Shibh’s mental state.

When asked about a source of a vibrations, Bin al Shibh pronounced electronic inclination in a walls and floors furnish a tremors and also make banging noises. He pronounced a inclination were dark via a prison.

Bin al Shibh indicted guards of regulating them to torture him in a shower, distraction area and a discussion room where he meets with his attorneys.

“So we trust that each one of a guards during Camp Seven is in on this tip to harass you, correct?” asked Trivett.

“Yes,” answered Bin al Shibh.

Bin al Shibh is indicted of wiring income and flitting on information from al Qaeda leaders to a hijackers who slammed airliners into New York’s World Trade Center, a Pentagon and a Pennsylvania countryside, murdering 2,976 people. He and 4 purported co-conspirators face a genocide penalty.

The Guantanamo Bay discussion was monitored by closed-circuit radio during Fort Meade, outward Washington.

(Editing by Ian Simpson and Richard Chang)

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