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Iraq Torture

Petraeus' Torture Teams

John Tirman | Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics
John Tirman

The Guardian has just published an exposé of interrogation teams run by two U.S. operatives acting under the authority of General David Petraeus in Iraq. It's clear that Petraeus not only knew of the "enhanced interrogation," but likely hired the thugs who were involved in it.

'Your Son Is Being Tortured. He Will Die If You Don't Pay'

The Guardian | Ghaith Abdul-Ahad | Posted 03.18.2012 | World

The walls of Um Hussein's living room in Baghdad are hung with the portraits of her missing sons. There are four of them, and each picture frame is de...

Marcus Baram

WikiLeaks: Iraqis Sodomized And Electrocuted Prisoners | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

This story is being updated Despite a vigorous attempt by the Pentagon to stop WikiLeaks from releasing 400,000 pages of classified military document...

My Testimony on 'Enhanced Interrogation Techniques'

Ali Faisal Al-Lami | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ali Faisal Al-Lami

In 2008, I was kidnapped from Baghdad International Airport by American civilians with no known affiliation, and was blindfolded and taken to a facility where I was initially interrogated in a hostile way.

DOD Ordered To Release Detainee Torture Photos

ACLU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A federal court today ordered the Department of Defense to release photographs depicting the abuse of detainees by U.S. forces in Iraq and Afghanistan...