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March 29, 2018
“We take allegations of this nature very seriously,” Chris Grey, a spokesperson for the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, the criminal ... of our enemy's dead, seen here in these photos, the vilest war crimes since the Abu Ghraib torture and prisoner abuse scandal during America's second Iraq war.
March 29, 2018
“We take allegations of this nature very seriously,” Chris Grey, a spokesperson for the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, the criminal ... Some consider the degrading treatment of our enemy's dead, below, the vilest war crimes since the Abu Ghraib torture and prisoner abuse scandal duringÃâÃÂ ...
March 27, 2018
The five-year Senate investigation was based primarily on original CIA cables and other sensitive documents. In addition to revealing clear violations of the UN Convention Against Torture, the Senate investigation shows that claims by senior CIA officials that torture is effective are far from true. The US ArmyÃâÃÂ ...
March 18, 2018
Facts: Abu Ghraib prison was a US Army detention center for captured Iraqis from 2003 to 2006. An investigation into the treatment of detainees at the prison was prompted by the discovery of graphic photos depicting guards abusing detainees in 2003. The facility was located 20 miles west of Baghdad onÃâÃÂ ...
Voice of America
January 8, 2018
A 22-year-old Iranian protester has died in custody, according to two Iranian lawmakers, intensifying fears of a repeat of the prisoner abuse that ... Sadeghi has called for an investigation into Ghanbari's death, and says he warned authorities against abuses such as those that took place following the 2009ÃâÃÂ ...
January 4, 2018
4, 2018, that juveniles will no longer be housed at the Wisconsin youth prison that's been under federal investigation and the subject of multiple lawsuits alleging ... The FBI launched a sweeping investigation in 2015 amid allegations of prisoner abuse, sexual assault, intimidation of witnesses and victims,ÃâÃÂ ...
January 4, 2018
The FBI launched a sweeping investigation in 2015 amid allegations of prisoner abuse, sexual assault, intimidation of witnesses and victims, strangulation and tampering with public records. The state Department of Justice sent dozens of agents into the prison in December 2016 after an inmate got his footÃâÃÂ ...
December 5, 2017
The ICC reopened an initial probe into war crimes allegations in 2014, relating to prisoner abuse, after lawyers and rights activists claimed that at least 1,071 Iraqi prisoners were tortured ... "We are confident that our existing efforts to investigate allegations preclude the need for any investigation by the ICC.
Salt Lake Tribune
November 5, 2017
The ACLU has been conducting an inquiry into conditions and policies at county jails that house state prisoners across Utah. Until its jail was closed .... Most of the inmates in the Daggett prisoner abuse case have long criminal records on charges ranging from burglary to child abuse. Most charges involvedÃâÃÂ ...
U.S. News & World Report
November 4, 2017
The prisons have been the subject of a federal investigation into prisoner abuse for nearly three years and the subject of multiple lawsuits. Democrats have criticized Walker for failing to view prison operations first-hand. Walker told The Associated Press in an interview Saturday that "Democrats focus onÃâÃÂ ...
October 16, 2017
During his five years in captivity with the Haqqani Network — the same Taliban faction that held American Caitlan Coleman and her family hostage for five years until they were freed last Wednesday — he endured what one U.S. official called the worst case of prisoner abuse since the Vietnam War. He wasÃâÃÂ ...
April 17, 2017
President Donald Trump has made it clear that he believes the United States should consider using torture when interrogating terrorist suspects. Last February, during the Republican primary campaign, he pledged that if elected, he would authorize techniques “a hell of a lot worse than waterboarding.
March 2, 2017
Military watchdog limits investigation of complaint into Afghan prisoner abuse ... The Military Police Complaints Commission says it can only review why the investigative arm of the Canadian Forces chose not to lay charges in an alleged incident that took place in Kandahar during the closing phase of theÃâÃÂ ...
March 16, 2015
The military did not say whether officials looked into the allegations, even during a follow-up inquiry to the Criminal Investigation Command in 2012. ... After the Abu Ghraib prisoner abuse scandal was revealed in 2004 and Army perpetrators were imprisoned for abusing detainees, Millantz asked Hutton toÃâÃÂ ...
January 9, 2013
But while many of the soldiers involved were properly punished, the same can't be said for the contractors who were mentioned in the very same Army investigation reports. On one hand, you can look at this settlement as a small step forward, where after literally years of denial and avoidance by the firms,ÃâÃÂ ...
December 31, 1999
Once used by Saddam Hussein to lock up political dissidents, Abu Ghraib prison was converted into a US Army detention facility shortly after the US-led ... According to Major General Antonio Taguba, who led the formal inquiry into prisoner abuse at Ab Ghraib, an estimated 2,000 photographs taken at theÃâÃÂ ...