In this Nov. 13, 2013, photo reviewed by the U.S. military, a soldier closes the gate at the now abandoned Camp X-Ray, which was used as the first detention facility at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, Cuba. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
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A French court Thursday summoned former Guantanamo prison chief Geoffrey Miller over accusations of torture by two ex-detainees, in a move their lawyer said would open the door to further prosecutions.Nizar Sassi and Mourad Benchellali, both French citizens, were arrested by U.S. forces in Afghanistan before being transferred to the notorious prison set up in Guantanamo Bay to hold terror suspects after the 9/11 attacks.Sassi and Benchellali are not the only detainees alleging torture during their time at the prison.Former Syrian detainee Abdul Rahim Abdul Razak al-Janko had wanted to sue the U.S. government for damages stemming from his treatment while held at Guantanamo for seven years until his 2009 release.
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