This _is_ who we are: Guantánamo torturer led brutal Chicago regime of shackling and confession

(Emphasis mine.)

Most official accounts of Slahi’s torture have concealed or glossed over Zuley’s name.

Chicago has long had an institutional problem with police torture. An infamous former police commander, Jon Burge, used to administer electric shocks to Chicagoans taken into his station, and hit them over the head with telephone books. On Friday, Burge was released from home monitoring, the conclusion of a four and a half year federal sentence – not for torture, but for perjury.

When Zuley took over the Slahi interrogation in 2003 – his name has gone widely unreported – he designed a plan so brutal it received personal sign-off from then-US defence secretary Donald Rumsfeld.

This _is_ who we are: Guantánamo torturer led brutal Chicago regime of shackling and confession

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