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salt pit

[′sȯlt ‚pit]
(geology)
A pit in which sea water is received and evaporated and from which salt is obtained.
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Al-Masri was flown to the Salt Pit, where he was subjected to abusive interrogation tactics and held for months until his captors turned him loose on an Albanian road in April 2004.
The Senate report said CIA cables and memos showed that agency headquarters officials were stunned in 2003 to learn that they had 44 previously unreported detainees in one prison -- also identified by the former officials as the Salt Pit. All of the detainees had been held in solitary confinement for months and many had no known intelligence value.
Q: One of the awful stories concerning the CIA prisoner abuse was the death of Gul Rahman, the Afghan man who was frozen to death in his cell at the Salt Pit on November 20, 2002.
This case appears similar to the that of Gul Rahman, who died of similarly explained causes at an Afghan site known as the "Salt Pit," also in November 2002.
On August 3 there will be a visit to Hilbre Island to understand how the salt pit community lived.
These include a CIA torture prison in Afghanistan (shown in Salt Pit, Shomali Plains Northeast of Kabul ..., 2006) and the infamous Area 51 of conspiracy lore: a Connecticut-size covert research facility in the south Nevada desert one of whose Air Force names is "probably," as Paglen notes, Detachment 3, Air Force Flight Test Center.
This is a saltwork, a coastal salt pit full of bacteria, a colorful painting in mulberry purple and reddish carmine reminiscent of Mondrian.
The exhibition includes a display called The Salt Workers featuring two mannequins dressed as Victorian salt workers in a salt pit tableau.
This case appears similar to that of Gul Rahman, who died of similarly explained causes at an Afghan site known as the "Salt Pit," also in November 2002.
A German of Lebanese descent, he says he was flown to a CIA-run prison known as the "salt pit" in Afghanistan, where he was beaten and sexually abused with an object during five months in captivity before being released in Albania in May 2004.