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Camp Delta Standard Operating Procedure (2004)

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Guantanamo Bay Camp Delta Standard Operating Procedure (2004) page 221, on punishment and reward procedure, see the file link below for the rest
Guantanamo Bay Camp Delta Standard Operating Procedure (2004) page 221, on punishment and reward procedure, see the file link below for the rest


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Analysis
Changes in Guantanamo Bay SOP manual (2003-2004), Guantanamo document confirms psychological torture (referring the 2003 document)
Summary

A PDF verson is available created by Wikileaks is available here. Joint Task Force Guantanamo (JTF-GTMO) standard operating procedures (SOP) for Camp Delta (Guantanamo Bay prison) 2004. This is the primary document for the operation of Guantanamo bay, including the securing and treatment of detainees. The document is extensive and includes, in addition to text various forms, identity cards and even Muslim burial instructions. It follows on from Camp Delta Standard Operating Procedure (2003).

"This document, and any part therein, are classified as 'for official use only' and are limited to those requiring operational and procedural knowledge in the direct performance of their duties as well as those directly associated with JTF-GTMO. It is the responsibility of all personnel to protect and safeguard the contents of this SOP and ensure appropriate distribution thereof."
The document exposes, among other matters, systematic methods to prevent prisoners meeting with the Red Cross and the use of extreme psychological stress as torture.
Context
Military or intelligence (ruling)
US Department of Defense
Wikileaks release date
Monday December 03, 2007
Note

The authenticity of the SOP is confirmed by US SOCOM exclusively to Wikinews in an e-mail:

The document appears to be a valid 2004 Camp Delta SOP.

While the document is "Unclassified," it is designated "For Official Use Only" and for many reasons (to include the safety and security of U.S. service members) was not intended for mass distribution.

It is important to understand that SOPs by definition, undergo periodic review and change as situations warrant. Detention operations at JTF-Guantanamo have evolved significantly since 2004, prompting many SOP changes.

Additionally, there have been three changes in Command leadership since 2004; Maj. Gen. Hood, Rear Adm. Harris, and Rear Adm. Buzby.

As a general rule, for reasons of personnel safety and operational security, the U.S. military will not publicly discuss the specific contents of SOP's.

JTF Guantanamo policy is clear - we treat all detainees humanely. The JTF operates safe, humane and professional detention operations for unlawful enemy combatants. These enemy combatants are dangerous men and are providing valuable information in preventing further terrorist attacks around the world.

Please see our website, www.jtfgtmo.southcom.mil, for more information on our mission and people. Thanks!

Regards,

Rick Haupt Commander, U.S. Navy

Director of Public Affairs, Joint Task Force Guantanamo
Series
Series/US detainee operations
Author(s)
Joint Task Force Guantanamo
File size in bytes
4443136
File type information

Microsoft Office Document Wikileaks meta data forensics:

        Last Printed = 2004-03-10T19:37:00Z
        Editing Duration = 2009-04-23T06:47:48Z
        Generator = "Microsoft Word 9.0"
        Last Modified = 2004-03-10T19:43:00Z
        Creator = "connellbj"
        Revision = "46"
        Created = 2004-01-31T14:35:00Z
        Last Saved by = "JTFGTMO"
        Company = "DoD"
Cryptographic identity
SHA256 58cc097708f6487d0d028bf1b76000ac74fd5d89899e8a3eff4710f9c2cf6dad



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