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Baghdad (Iraq)

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  • 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...
  • Top officers are reported cleared over Abu Ghraib

    WASHINGTON - A comprehensive Army review has determined that top officers in Iraq during the Abu Ghraib prison scandal, including Lt. Gen. Ricardo Sanchez, who was the senior ground commander in the country, and his key staff, should not be held liable...
  • Abu Ghraib clerk to plead guilty of abuse

    SAN ANTONIO - Pfc. Lynndie R. England will plead guilty to abusing Iraqi detainees in Abu Ghraib prison, her lawyer said late last night, months after photos of her sexually humiliating inmates made her the face of a scandal that damaged the credibility...
  • Detainees in Iraq suffer abuse, says government

    BAGHDAD, Iraq - The public war on the Iraqi insurgency has led to an atmosphere of hidden brutalities, including abuse and torture, carried out against detainees by the nation's special security forces, according to defense lawyers, international...
  • U.S. reservists accused of prisoner abuse

    WASHINGTON -- Six Army reservists shown in graphic photos mistreating and humiliating Iraqi prisoners at a sprawling prison west of Baghdad are assigned to the 372nd Military Police Company based in Cumberland, family members and officials said last...
  • Families of the 372nd tormented by stories of POW abuses in Iraq

    CUMBERLAND - For months, members of the 372nd Military Police Company harbored a terrible secret. The Army Reserve unit based near here - whose service in Iraq made many of its members hometown heroes - had boasted six months ago of its credentials for a...
  • Lack of training, stress are blamed in abuse of Iraqis

    WASHINGTON - One of the Maryland soldiers facing a court-martial for allegedly abusing and humiliating Iraqi prisoners was identified yesterday by Army officials as Sgt. Javal S. Davis, a Morgan State graduate whose wife said he was in "a very stressful"...
  • Soldiers' story shifts from pride to shame

    When the American military took over Saddam Hussein's prisons a year ago, they inherited a system in shambles, haunted by a legacy of torture, abuse and murder. But by last December, Brig. Gen. Janis Karpinski told a Florida newspaper, the transition to...
  • Army report finds worse POW abuse

    WASHINGTON - As new details emerged yesterday about allegations that reservists based in Western Maryland had tortured Iraqi prisoners at Abu Ghraib prison near Baghdad, the Army expanded its investigation into the "manner of interrogation" employed by...
  • Army faults leadership for abuse of prisoners

    A massive, systemic failure of leadership helped set the stage for the torture and humiliation of detainees at Abu Ghraib prison near Baghdad that has evoked international shock and condemnation. The Army's prison command structure had confused lines...
  • Army report points to training flaws at prison

    WASHINGTON - When soldiers from a Western Maryland military police unit arrived at Abu Ghraib prison outside Baghdad last fall to take up guard duties, there was a problem: They had never been trained in handling prisoners or running a corrections...
  • Army reveals wider abuse investigation

    WASHINGTON - The Army is pursuing criminal investigations into the deaths of 10 prisoners and the abuse of 10 others in Iraq and Afghanistan, Army officials said yesterday. The disclosures made clear that suspected abuses by U.S. soldiers go well...