Abuse At Abu Ghraib

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In April , the New Yorker magazine revealed the "systematic and illegal abuse of detainees," including torture and degrading treatment, by US interrogators and guards at Abu Ghraib prison, outside Baghdad. Since then, many reports have established US mistreatment of Iraqi prisoners, and published hundreds of. Abu Ghraib, once notorious as Saddam Hussein's torture chamber, is now infamous for photographs of U.S. military police abusing Iraqi prisoners. A timeline of events at the prison and in Iraq shows the interplay between incidents inside and outside the prison. It also illuminates breakdowns that foreshadowed the abuse.

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World news about Abu Ghraib. Breaking news and archival information about its people, politics and economy from The New York Times. Abu Ghraib were made public in this country. On that day a decade ago, the TV news magazine 60 Minutes II broadcast the first photographs from that American-run prison in “liberated” Iraq. They showed US military personnel humiliating, hurting and abusing Iraqi prisoners in a myriad of perverse ways.


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