Friday, October 15, 2004

Another Prisoner Abuse Investigation?

Prior to the Abu Ghraib atrocities came to light, there were allegations made by four Iraqi men employed by Reuters:

...The Iraqis, who were arrested Jan. 2 after trying to report on the downing of an American helicopter near Falluja, said they were physically abused while being held for about three days at Forward Operating Base Volturno. They said American soldiers hit them, deprived them of sleep and made them assume painful positions. They said they were threatened with sexual assault and photographed while being forced to simulate sex acts...

Details here.

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