A Guantanamo Bay detainee turned government witness has accused the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) of using even more disturbing forms of torture and abuse during secret interrogations than were included in the U.S. Senate\u0026#039;s redacted report last year.In a newly declassified account published Tuesday by Reuters, Majid Khan said that agents subjected him to waterboarding, poured ice water on his genitals, sexually assaulted him, and threatened to beat him with a hammer, baseball bats, sticks, and leather belts, among other abuses that were not detailed in the Senate report.\u0022Khan said his feet and lower legs were placed in tall boot-like metal cuffs that dug into his flesh and immobilized his legs. He said he felt that his legs would break if he fell forward while restrained by the cuffs,\u0022 writes Reuters investigative journalist David Rohde.\u0022I lived in anxiety every moment of every single day about the fear and anticipation of the unknown,\u0022 Khan said to his lawyers. \u0022Sometimes, I was struggling and drowning under water, or driving a car and I could not stop.\u0022We Interrupt This Article with an Urgent Message!Common Dreams is a not-for-profit organization. We fund our news team by pooling together many small contributions from our readers. No advertising. No selling our readers’ information. No reliance on big donations from the 1%. This allows us to maintain the editorial independence that our readers rely on. But this media model only works if enough readers pitch in.We urgently need your help today.If you support Common Dreams and you want us to survive, your gift today is critical.Please give now to our Mid-Year Fundraiser! Khan is now 35 years old and has been in U.S. custody since 2003. He was transferred to Guantanamo Bay in 2006, where he is still being held.In 2012, Khan pleaded guilty to delivering $50,000 to al Qaeda operatives in Indonesia and plotting with Khalid Sheikh Mohammed to carry out attacks in the U.S.As Human Rights Watch explained at the time, the guilty plea came \u0022in exchange for a promise of a reduced sentence if he agreed to cooperate, presumably by providing evidence against other Guantanamo detainees.\u0022The 27-page account released Tuesday, compiled by Khan\u0026#039;s lawyers over the past seven years, \u0022matches some of the most disturbing findings of the U.S. Senate report, the product of a five-year review by Democratic staffers of 6.3 million internal CIA documents,\u0022 including forced rectal feedings, Rohde writes.Rohde continues:In the interviews with his lawyers, Khan described a carnival-like atmosphere of abuse when he arrived at the CIA detention facility.\u0022I wished they had killed me,\u0022 Khan told his lawyers. He said that he experienced excruciating pain when hung naked from poles and that guards repeatedly held his head under ice water.\u0022\u0026#039;Son, we are going to take care of you,\u0026#039;\u0022 Khan said his interrogators told him. \u0022\u0026#039;We are going to send you to a place you cannot imagine.\u0026#039;\u0022Current and former CIA officials declined to comment on Khan\u0026#039;s account.According to the Center for Constitutional Rights, which represents Khan, he is unique among Guantanamo detainees for two reasons.First, as a citizen of Pakistan, he has long had political asylum in the U.S. and has other substantial ties to the country, including having lived, worked, and been educated near Baltimore, Maryland.Second, \u0022in March 2003, Khan was captured and forcibly disappeared by the United States,\u0022 according to CCR. \u0022There is no serious dispute that he was abducted, imprisoned, and tortured by U.S. officials... Nor is there any serious dispute that Majid Khan’s detention and interrogation violated U.S. and international law.\u0022The Senate report, which was released last December, found that the CIA\u0026#039;s use of torture was not effective in acquiring intelligence or gaining cooperation from detainees.Rohde continues:In a July 2003 session, Khan said, CIA guards hooded and hung him from a metal pole for several days and repeatedly poured ice water on his mouth, nose and genitals. At one point, he said, they forced him to sit naked on a wooden box during a 15-minute videotaped interrogation. After that, Khan said, he was shackled to a wall, which prevented him from sleeping.When a doctor arrived to check his condition, Khan begged for help, he said. Instead, Khan said, the doctor instructed the guards to again hang him from the metal bar. After hanging from the pole for 24 hours, Khan was forced to write a \u0022confession\u0022 while being videotaped naked.In a statement on Tuesday, Khan\u0026#039;s CCR lawyer J. Wells Dixon said that the newly released details \u0022confirm that the CIA has repeatedly and continuously lied about the torture program.\u0022Dixon added, \u0022As layers of secrecy have been peeled away throughout the Obama administration, we see more and more evidence of CIA savagery and treachery.\u0022Dixon called for the government to fire CIA director John Brennan, release the full Senate torture report and Panetta Review, and reopen the Justice Department\u0026#039;s criminal investigation into the torture program.\u0022This is the only way to ensure that the U.S. never again resorts to torture, and the only way to move the country forward,\u0022 Dixon said.Kahn is scheduled to be sentenced by a military judge in Guantanamo Bay by February, although his lawyers are attempting to have his case moved to U.S. federal courts. He faces up to 19 years in prison.