Yonas Fikre, American Muslim, Alleges FBI Had A Hand In His Torture Overseas

04/17/2012 04:03 am ET
  • Nick Baumann Mother Jones

Last June, while Yonas Fikre was visiting the United Arab Emirates, the Muslim American from Portland, Oregon was suddenly arrested and detained by Emirati security forces. For the next three months, Fikre claims, he was repeatedly interrogated and tortured. Fikre says he was beaten on the soles of his feet, kicked and punched, and held in stress positions while interrogators demanded he

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