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Al Ajmi: Allegations of Abuse (ARB1)

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Detainee: These statements were all said under pressure and threats. I couldn’t take it. I couldn’t bare [sic] the threats and the suffering so I started saying things. When every Detainee is captured they tell him that he is either Taliban or Al-Qaida and that is it. I couldn’t bare [sic] the suffering and the threatening and the pressure so I had to say I was from Taliban.”

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“Yes. I never did any harm to anybody. Yes, it is true that they put me in a different block but only because I wanted to tell my voice to people. I didn’t have a lawyer to defend me. I didn’t have anybody to defend me. That was the only way to let them know or to defend myself.”