POLITICS
03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Mohammed al-Qahtani Torture Tapes To Be Released To Detainee's Lawyers

A federal judge on Monday disclosed the existence of videotapes that may reveal potentially abusive interrogations of a Guantanamo Bay detainee, and ordered the government to provide copies of the tapes to the man's lawyers.

Lawyers for the detainee, Mohammed al-Qahtani, say they think the tapes will show that their client made incriminating statements only because he was tortured.

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