03/28/2008 02:45 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

White House Lawyers Deny CIA Tapes Contain Torture

US government lawyers flatly denied Friday that videotapes destroyed by the CIA contained any scenes of the torture of terror suspects in Guantanamo Bay, in a keenly watched court hearing here.

"It is inconceivable that the destroyed tapes could have been about abuse, mistreatment or torture of detainees at Guantanamo Bay," lawyer Jody Hunt, representing the White House, told the court.

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