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US handling of terror suspects questioned

Ex-envoy says dozens are sent to Uzbekistan and at risk of torture

By Farah Stockman
Globe Staff / March 24, 2005

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WASHINGTON -- The former British ambassador to Uzbekistan says that over the past three years, the United States has routinely handed over dozens of low-level terrorism suspects to Uzbekistan, an authoritarian regime that systematically uses torture to obtain terrorist confessions during interrogations. (Full article: 941 words)

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