Formica Report Annex 57: Statement of Interrogator re: Detainee Abuse Allegations

Sworn statement by an individual who was present at an interrogation. Refers to a detainee who alleged that he had been abused, "stripped, had a bag placed over his head, and was burned on the foot with a cigarette and hit on the side of his head." Detainee stated "that no American ever hit him, only an Iraqi." Also states that the detainee in question faked a heart attack, leading the person giving the statement to believe that "the detainee's credibility was shot."

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Wednesday, July 7, 2004
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Thursday, June 29, 2006
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SWORN STATEMENT For the of this form. Low AR 19046; the PreParwinlcy b OCICSOPS
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. WANT TO MAKE THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT UNDER OATH: I Pruan detaince
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also said that while be was held was soled, had a beg placed over his
bead, and was on the foot with a ciprette and bit an the side orbs sat Iraqi tad Ws same wee 'Ratio.
He abo said that no American ever hit biro, oaly an Iraqi. •
He said that dare were MIMI electrical *In attached to his testicles. pee* and I Mak his hands end tit titat Wils
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bislady. and he was given some electrical joke. When I was a plicanan we used eo use an electric them and
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b police sloth was that you had to experience anything used to detain pee* with. I have been nipped with those things and
they lease freckle-Woe marks.
In my Seal interrogation of we wets over the Nap that we previously discussed, having first
\?5 talked waft TWO Maul from iThey—me bow theb;intenoption was et information they got front the
detainee. stick contradicted what jgoett out of bits. I thought the two saltless from
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widened. kettle ten on die on Ws face diet be the detainee, recognised than.
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he was hooded, and be never saw arvatunericans; be never heard any American voice-s7fhese ova
8s soldiers front oe6rontad hint whh that and he became rather alas.
After that confronted= I felt the detainee's credibility was shot. I think that was the night or $0 sem night that he had his'heart attack.* Mk tike heart attack occurred os about 4 May 2004 and was proven to be false by a "Aral exam sad that theprimers bent was is good cooditioa. net episode. along with talking to the clamor at the made me a little leery
of his allepAtms of abuse. His abuse may have bees from when be was a prisoner hi sae of the
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was In Ail Ix three moths Saddam's mow. MP
me be was incarcerated for 12 months 1 Wok if you were in Saddam's Mom yaed know if rahe were in jail for three months or twelve He wet a m the tram Array.
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ibyyve seen detain= who I beleho.bave inteadcually inflicted injuries to dieir own wrists with cuffs in order
- rfe I have wished in Iraq since October 2003. During that time I estimate I have intervievn:drusarogated oe average 2-3 &WINN
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