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Abu Ghraib Photos

The Case For Releasing Torture Photos From Abu Ghraib

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 01.06.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

It's been nearly a month since a Senate report revealed the gruesome torture techniques used by C.I.A. operatives following the Sept. 11 terrorist att...

Controversial Abu Ghraib Torture Photos May Be Released

Reuters | Posted 10.27.2014 | Politics

By Joseph Ax NEW YORK, Aug 27 (Reuters) - A federal judge signaled on Wednesday he may order the U.S. government to release as many as...

The Marquis de Sade in Washington

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 06.28.2014 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

The legacy of America's Iraq is essentially an oil-producing wreck of a state with another autocrat in power, a Shiite government allied to Iran in Baghdad, and a Sunni population in revolt. That, in short, is the upshot of Washington's multi-trillion-dollar war. It might be worth a painting by George W. Bush.

The Road From Abu Ghraib

Karen J. Greenberg | Posted 06.28.2014 | Politics
Karen J. Greenberg

April 28 marks the tenth anniversary of the moment that the horrors of Abu Ghraib were made public in this country. Thus began America's public odyssey with torture, a story in many chapters and still missing an ending.

Releasing Detainee Photos Would Bring More Harm To Victims: Commentary

nytimes.com | WILLIAM QUINN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DESPITE demands by human rights advocates that photos documenting abuse of military detainees be made public, the Senate last month passed legislation...

Obama Flip-Flopped On Detainee Photos Because Iraqi President Feared Violence

McClatchy | Nancy A. Youssef | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON President Barack Obama reversed his decision to release detainee abuse photos from Iraq and Afghanistan after Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al...

Retired U.S. General Says British Paper Misquoted Him On Still-Secret Abuse Photos

Salon | Mark Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Retired Army Maj. Gen. Antonio Taguba denied reports that he has seen the prisoner-abuse photos that President Obama is fighting to keep secret, in an...

Abu Ghraib Rape Photos: Pentagon Denies Report

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon on Thursday denied a British newspaper report that photographs of Iraqi prisoner abuse, whose release U.S. Preside...

Abuse Photos Include Images Of Rape And Sexual Assault: Report

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Pentagon on Thursday denied the Daily Telegraph report that photographs of Iraqi prisoner abuse, whose release U.S. President Obama wants to block...

Torture Images From Set Of Standard Operating Procedure Retell Story Of Abu Ghraib

Huffington Post Contributors | Nubar Alexanian and Katharine Thomas | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Photographs by Nubar Alexanian Text by Katharine Thomas One of President Obama's first executive decisions in office was to prohibit the use of inte...

Looking Back at Abu Ghraib 5 Years Later

Mary Mapes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mary Mapes

Five years ago, I was at work at CBS News in New York, holding a manila folder to my chest, guarding it with my life. Inside, there were pictures from Abu Ghraib.

New Torture Photos Release Delayed By Obama (UPDATED)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: The White House plans to announce that Obama is "seeking to delay release of 'torture photos' depicting detainee abuse, reversing course. Wh...

Prison Abuse Photos From Iraq, Afghanistan To Be Released By Pentagon

Los Angeles Times | Peter Wallsten, Julian Barnes and Greg Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Reporting from Washington -- The Obama administration agreed late Thursday to release dozens of photographs depicting alleged abuse by U.S. personnel ...

Abu Ghraib Victims May Sue: US Court Ruling

Inter Press Service | William Fisher | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW YORK, Apr 16 (IPS) - In a ruling that could have widespread implications for government contractors overseas, a federal court has concluded that f...

The Smoking Gun

Errol Morris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Errol Morris

There are smoking guns for our prisoner abuse everywhere but people pretend they don't exist. How many torture memos does an administration have to promulgate before the public gets the idea they are promulgating torture?

Abu Ghraib Photographer: Excerpts From Her Interviews

New Yorker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

This week in the magazine, Philip Gourevitch and Errol Morris write about Sabrina Harman, a U.S. Army specialist who took photographs at Abu Ghraib an...

Graphic New Abu Ghraib Photos Released (NSFW)

Wired | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED. As an expert witness in the defense of an Abu Ghraib guard who was court-martialed, psychologist Philip Zimbardo had acc...