updated Sat. January 21, 2023
April 21, 2018
I was visiting a lot of bombed-out buildings at the beginning of the US-led air campaign and I did not at first realise that “the Abu Ghraib baby milk factory” ... He saw a lot of powdered milk and, contrary to the Pentagon claim that the place was guarded like a fortress, we could only see one guard at the gate.
April 21, 2018
Rodriguez has said he acted out of a belief that CIA officers' lives were at risk because some of them were clearly shown in the tapes, and that the world's reaction to leaked, graphic images depicting US Army guards abusing detainees at Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison in 2004 reinforced that belief. The memoÃâÃÂ ...
The Arab Weekly
April 7, 2018
Comparing today's context of torture, critics add, to the decrepit and lurid acts that US troops performed on Iraqi inmates renders Abu Ghraib a breeze. ... US Coast Guard Lieutenant-Commander Vasilios Tasikas wrote in 2009 that “100,000 detainees have passed through American-run detention centres inÃâÃÂ ...
Ukiah Daily Journal
April 2, 2018
“The next day, the guards found Gul Rahman's dead body. An internal CIA review and autopsy ... In other instances of sexual abuse, soldiers were found to have raped female inmates, and senior U.S. officials admitted that rape had taken place at Abu Ghraib. Some of the women who had been rapedÃâÃÂ ...
March 29, 2018
Some consider the degrading treatment of our enemy's dead, below, the vilest war crimes since the Abu Ghraib torture and prisoner abuse scandal during ... Pinsker and JAG, the legal branch of the U.S. Air Force, Army, Coast Guard and Navy, have declared the punishment for war crimes can include “theÃâÃÂ ...
March 23, 2018
Eight guards from the Rahova Penitentiary were arrested on charges of torture not long after an investigation was launched following the death of a ... and verbal abuse hark back to the early days of the Iraq War and the subsequent criminal investigations into the abuse of Iraqi prisoners at Abu Ghraib.
March 21, 2018
The ghosts from Guantanamo Bay, Black Sites, Abu Ghraib and Extraordinary Rendition continue to haunt America with their prodigal presence. This despite the ... “Americans must guard against a weakening of the values that make us who we are”, former US president Barack Obama had said. “That's whyÃâÃÂ ...
March 20, 2018
U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Robert Dominguez, of Mathis, Texas, stands guard next to a burning oil well at the Rumayla oil fields on March 27, 2003, ... Photographs depicting the humiliation, torture, and sexual abuse of Iraqi detainees by their U.S. captors in Abu Ghraib in 2003 were broadcast by 60 MinutesÃâÃÂ ...
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 ...
March 13, 2018
In August of 2002, interrogators at a secret Central Intelligence Agency-run prison in Thailand set out to break a Palestinian man they believed was one of al-Qaeda's top leaders. As the CIA's video cameras rolled, security guards shackled Abu Zubaydah to a gurney and interrogators poured water over hisÃâÃÂ ...
February 21, 2018
A federal judge refused to dismiss a lawsuit brought against CACI Premier Technology for its alleged involvement in Iraqi torture at the Abu Ghraib prison. ... He was later beaten by the guard on his head and face while his hands were tied behind his back. For forty days ... Guards threatened him with dogs.
February 14, 2018
The first inmate to file a civil rights lawsuit against the Delaware Department of Correction following last year's fatal uprising at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center claimed he and other inmates were "terrorized" in the days after the riot, in what amounted to "torture." In federal court documents obtainedÃâÃÂ ...
The News International
February 8, 2018
As they slipped into their assigned roles, behavioural degradation set in immediately, with the 'guards' asserting their new authority with creative evil whereas the 'prisoners' became submissive ... Years later, Dr Zimbardo was called in as an expert witness in Iraq's infamous Abu Ghraib prison torture case.
The Western Journal
February 6, 2018
Last week, we had two glaring examples of just how far Democrats have fallen from the days of Presidents Harry Truman and John F. Kennedy. During President Donald Trump's State of the Union address, which was approved by around 75 percent of Americans who watched it (and that includes 43ÃâÃÂ ...
January 19, 2018
Rick Saccone, the GOP nominee in Pennsylvania's 18th congressional district, is a former intelligence support consultant for the U.S. Army at the infamous Abu Ghraib prison. He has written extensively in support of interrogation tactics widely condemned by human rights experts as torture. Over the yearsÃâÃÂ ...
September 5, 2017
An Iraqi security officer stands guard at the Baghdad Central Prison in Abu Ghraib on Feb. ... The former New York Times reporter described how the association convened a task force in 2005, after revelations of abuse at Abu Ghraib, to reconsider whether and to what extent psychologists ought to helpÃâÃÂ ...
May 11, 2016
By abstaining from adjudicating the Al Shimari case – that is, by failing to say what the law on torture is, and by failing to hold that the military or contractors working for them are not above the law – the trial court failed to perform its most fundamental duty. The Abu Ghraib guards and contractors may haveÃâÃÂ ...
Los Angeles Times
March 17, 2015
CACI, the subject of the remaining suit, has fought aggressively to protect its reputation, both in and out of court. In 2008, the company's executive chairman, J. Philip London, published a book on the subject: "Our Good Name: A Company's Fight to Defend Its Honor and Get the Truth Told About Abu Ghraib.
August 6, 2011
(CNN) -- A former guard termed a ringleader in the physical abuse and sexual humiliation of Iraqi prisoners at the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq was released from prison Saturday. Charles Graner Jr., a U.S. Army reservist, served 6 ÃâÃÂ½ years of his 10-year term at the U.S. Disciplinary Barracks at FortÃâÃÂ ...
December 31, 1999
I was visiting a lot of bombed-out buildings at the beginning of the US-led air campaign and I did not at first realise that "the Abu Ghraib baby milk factory" ... He saw a lot of powdered milk and, contrary to the Pentagon claim that the place was guarded like a fortress, we could only see one guard at the gate.