The horror stories of teen detainee abuses in Guantanamo and Afghanistan - International News - MSNBC.com0 comments
'I did not want my leg cut off'
“I had metal sticking out of my leg and they would not clean the wound,” he said. “They would not give me treatment so I told them whatever they wanted to hear. They just wanted anything. Any information. I just told them anything — whatever they wanted to hear because I wanted them to treat my leg. I saw other people mere whose legs had to be cut off. I did not want my leg to be cut off.”
The tale of those who were forced into serving Taliban or Al Qaeda armies is very disturbing, especially the teenagers. Although US government claims that there are no detainees under 18 anymore in the Gitmo prison, I wonder how many have turned 19 when they were still in prison. All the prisoners who were under 18 while they were first captured must be put in juvenile detention centers and those who claim that they were forced into Taliban or Al Qaeda service must be rehabilitated before their release to ensure that they do not use their training in future to harm global and national interests of their residing countries.