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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Powell says Bush was 'informed' of Red Cross concerns

    WASHINGTON - Secretary of State Colin L. Powell said yesterday that he and other top officials kept President Bush "fully informed ... in general terms" about complaints made by the Red Cross and others over ill-treatment of detainees in U.S. custody....
  • General testifies he didn't see Red Cross report for 3 months

    WASHINGTON - The top U.S. general in Iraq said yesterday that he did not see a report that the International Committee of the Red Cross issued in November detailing abuses at Abu Ghraib prison until three months after the military received it. His...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Injured MP sues Pentagon over Guantanamo beating

    A U.S. military policeman who was beaten by fellow MPs during a botched training drill at the Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, prison for detainees has sued the Pentagon for $15 million, alleging that the incident violated his constitutional rights. Spec. Sean D....
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • Iraq prison commander 'embarrassed, ashamed'

    ABU GHRAIB, Iraq - The brown paint is fresh, and it glistens even in the dim light. The air is cool and moves with the help of whirring ceiling fans. There is a hallway to the right and to the left --- known as cell blocks 1A and 1B. Army Maj. Gen....
  • Some U.S. prison contractors may avoid charges

    The U.S. civilian interrogators questioning prisoners at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq work not under a military contract but on one from the Department of the Interior, a bureaucratic twist that could complicate any effort to hold them criminally responsible...