A 27-year-old Pakistani says he has been tortured since being moved last year from a CIA jail to the Guantanamo Bay detention center. Majid Khan, who once lived in Maryland, denies belonging to Al-Qaeda, but he was transferred to Cuba in September with 13 other "high-value" operatives after being in custody since 2003.
The government maintains that 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheik Mohammed used Khan to research possible attacks on the US and Pakistan. At military hearing last month, his first chance to address the charges against him, Khan said in a statement read by his representative, "I am being mentally torture here." The Pentagon released an edited transcript of the hearing yesterday.