US Court Of Appeals: Genital Searches Of Guantanamo Inmates Can Continue

The Obama administration had appealed a ruling of a federal judge who called the practice “religiously and culturally abhorrent.”

A detainee is escorted to interrogation by U.S. military guards in the temporary detention facility Camp X-Ray at the Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base in Cuba. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton, File)

The government can continue genital searches of inmates at the Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base in Cuba, the U.S. Court of Appeals ruled. The Obama administration, which considers the genital searches essential to security at Guantanamo, had appealed a ruling of a federal judge who called the practice "religiously and culturally

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