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2006-06-06 20:18:11

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon on Tuesday unveiled its most comprehensive guidance to date for medical professionals in dealing with detainees, but rights activists denounced it for allowing broad use of prisoners' health data to guide interrogations.

2006-06-01 17:20:30

By Jane Sutton MIAMI (Reuters) - The number of prisoners on hunger strike at the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay navy base grew by more than a dozen to 89 on Thursday, a spokesman for the controversial detention center said.

2006-05-29 16:13:26

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has freed three former Guantanamo Bay detainees after they completed their jail sentences, the state news agency SPA said on Monday. "Three citizens who had been detained in Guantanamo Bay ... were freed," it quoted an Interior Ministry statement as saying.

2006-05-29 11:09:02

By Jane Sutton MIAMI (Reuters) - Seventy-five prisoners at the U.S. naval base in Guantanamo were on a hunger strike on Monday, joining a few who have refused food and been force-fed since August, a military official said. Cmdr.

2006-05-24 20:09:33

By Bill Trott FORT MEADE, Maryland (Reuters) - U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Geoffrey Miller, the highest ranking officer to testify in the Abu Ghraib prison scandal, said on Wednesday he never suggested using military dogs in interrogations of Iraqi prisoners.

2006-05-23 12:15:10

By Bill Trott FORT MEADE, Maryland (Reuters) - A military prosecutor on Tuesday accused Army dog handler Sgt. Santos Cardona of being part of a group of "corrupt cops" who tormented Iraqi prisoners at the Abu Ghraib prison for their own amusement.

2006-05-22 13:07:44

By Bill Trott FORT MEADE, Maryland (Reuters) - A U.S. Army sergeant went on trial on Monday on charges of abusing Iraqi inmates with his dog in the military's latest prosecution of low-ranking soldiers in the Abu Ghraib prison scandal. The court martial of Sgt.

2006-05-21 13:22:15

KUWAIT (Reuters) - A Kuwaiti court on Sunday cleared five Kuwaitis of charges of belonging to al Qaeda and ordered the former inmates of the U.S.'s Guantanamo Bay prison freed immediately, judicial sources said.

2006-05-19 15:00:02

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ten Guantanamo detainees laid a trap for U.S. guards by luring them into a room with a staged suicide attempt, then attacked them with improvised weapons before being overpowered after an intense fight, U.S. leaders at the detention camp said on Friday. U.S.

2006-05-19 06:46:49

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations committee against torture told the United States on Friday it should close any secret prisons abroad and the Guantanamo Bay facility in Cuba, saying they violated international law. The 10 independent experts, who examined the U.S.


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scriggle
  • To writhe; struggle or twist about with more or less force; wriggle.
  • To scribble, jot.
The word 'scriggle' is likely an alteration of 'wiggle'.
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