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  • As England's second trial begins, questions linger

    The last scheduled court-martial of an Army reservist arising from the Abu Ghraib prison investigations begins today in Fort Hood, Texas, with the trial of Pfc. Lynndie R. England, who became a lightning rod of international outrage in photographs showing...
  • Guards say Abu Ghraib abuses went beyond photos

    FORT HOOD, Tex. - Two Army Reserve troops at the center of the Abu Ghraib prisoner abuse scandal faced off in a military courtroom yesterday, with one describing from the witness stand harsh treatment by his fellow soldier that went beyond what the...
  • Detainee testifies Graner abused him

    FORT HOOD, Texas - An Iraqi man imprisoned at the notorious Abu Ghraib prison angrily described a night of lurid abuses in videotaped testimony yesterday, saying he was stripped naked, punched in the chest, piled on top of fellow inmates and forced into...
  • Abuse claims multiplying

    The Army launched dozens of investigations into detainee abuses across Iraq in the past two years - probing claims of beatings and torture that rivaled the Abu Ghraib prison scandal - but case after case was closed with U.S. troops facing no charges or...
  • Female interrogators said to use sex on Muslims at Guantanamo

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Female interrogators tried to break Muslim detainees at the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, by sexual touching, wearing a miniskirt and thong underwear, and in one case smearing a Saudi's face with fake menstrual blood,...
  • Videotapes show detainees being punched, stripped

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Videotapes of riot squads subduing troublesome terror suspects at the U.S. prison camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, show the guards punching some detainees, tying one to a gurney for questioning and forcing a dozen to strip from the...
  • Soldiers tried to cover up alleged abuses, files reveal

    American soldiers accused of detainee abuses tried to cover up their actions in at least two cases, allegedly threatening an Iraqi man with indefinite detention unless he recanted his claims of severe beatings and destroying photographs showing mock...
  • Pentagon finds top officials have no direct blame for detainee abuse

    WASHINGTON - The latest Pentagon review of military detainee mistreatment criticizes U.S. officials for failing to set clear interrogation guidelines but concludes that Pentagon officials and senior commanders were not directly responsible for the...
  • New Army manual prohibits harsh interrogation

    WASHINGTON - The Army is putting the finishing touches on a new interrogation manual that will specifically prohibit the harsh practices that have come to light since the Abu Ghraib prison scandal, officials said. It will also highlight international...
  • Military investigation finds abuse of Quran

    WASHINGTON - A military investigation has found that American soldiers abused Muslim prisoners' Qurans at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, five times but found "no credible evidence" to back a claim that a Quran was flushed down a toilet, the prison's commander said...
  • 'Gulag' charge absurd, Bush says

    WASHINGTON - President Bush defended yesterday the treatment of detainees at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, dismissing as "absurd" a human rights group's conclusion that the U.S. detention center there had become "the gulag of our times." "It's an absurd...
  • Details given of mishandling of Quran at Guantanamo Bay

    WASHINGTON - The Pentagon released new details yesterday about mishandling of the Quran at the Guantanamo Bay prison for terrorism suspects, confirming that a soldier deliberately kicked the Muslim holy book and that an interrogator stepped on a Quran and...