Sunday, October 25, 2009
Loud Music as an Interrogation Technique
On behalf of the National Campaign to Close Guantanamo, the National Security Archive in Washington is filing a FOI request seeking classified records that detail the use of loud music as an interrogation device.
The Associated Press reports that documents and interviews with former detainees reveal that music from AC/DC, Britney Spears, the Bee Gees, and Marilyn Manson was used to block communication between detainees. Critics say the music was also used to humiliate, terrify, punish, disorient and deprive detainees of sleep, violating international law.
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