Resisting Captors Was "Not an Option"

Brit sailors say they were threatened, psychologically tortured
By J. Kelman,  Newser User
Posted Apr 6, 2007 11:01 AM CDT
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(Newser) – Britain's freed sailors say they were blindfolded, psychologically tortured, and isolated from each other during their captivity in Iran. They were lined up while weapons were cocked, and told that if they did not say they were in Iranian waters when they were caught, they would face seven years in prison, the BBC reports. 

 "Let me be absolutely clear," one of the sailors said at a press conference today. "From the outset it was very apparent that fighting back was simply not an option. Had we chosen to do so then many of us would not be standing here today." The soldiers also reiterated that there was "absolutely no doubt"  they were in Iraqi waters when they were captured.