Human Rights Watch on Thursday said it had uncovered evidence of a previously unreported incident of waterboarding by CIA officials in Afghanistan. The organization said a Libyan detainee, Mohammed Shoroeiya, claims to have been waterboarded in an Afghan prison shortly after 2003, when Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi made an agreement with the U.S. to give up his regime's weapons of mass destruction. Human Rights Watch said the nuclear deal lead to years of cooperation between Gadhafi and U.S. officials on terrorism issues, and Human Rights Watch claims that many of the suspected terrorists that Gadhafi handed over to the U.S. were actually his opponents. Gadhafi was overthrown by rebels in 2011, and Human Rights Watch based some of its report on his formerly secret archives.
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