Wednesday, October 22, 2014

US Torture: Photos more disturbing than Abu Ghraib

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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US Given New Deadline for Torture Photos 'More Disturbing' Than Abu Ghraib

Judge says Obama administration must clarify why thousands of images depicting abuse of detainees held by U.S. forces have never been seen by American public
Common Dreams
An artist's intepretation of prisoner mistreatment, because the real photos may never be released. 'A reminder of those still being held indefinitely at Guantanamo Bay, Bagram, and other detention centers around the globe,' reads the subtitle of the photo called 'Indefinite Detention.' (Photo: Justin Norman / cc / flickr)
A federal judge has given the Obama administration less than two additional months to make its case why photos of abuse and torture by U.S. military forces against detainees captured following the invasions of Iraq and Afghanistan should not be released to the public.

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