WASHINGTON | Pentagon denies US personnel saw detainee abuse in Yemen

8Jan - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News

WASHINGTON — Jan 08, 2019—The Pentagon has denied in a report to Congress that U.S. personnel in Yemen who interrogated Yemeni detainees for information about potential terrorist threats had witnessed or were complicit in torture or other mistreatment of any detainee.

The report, which has not been publicly released, was required by Congress in the 2019 defense bill following a series of reports by The Associated Press and human rights groups of sexual abuse and other mistreatment of Yemenis in prisons overseen by the United Arab Emirates — a key U.S.

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