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Rape, sexual assault at Abu Ghraib

(Telegraph) Soldiers allegedyl committed rape, sodomy and sexual assault upon women, men and boys at Abu Ghraib, documented in the photos Obama wants to suppress.
Previously: abu ghraib, torture

Owning the coverup

(Sullivan·C) Obama is now refusing to release additional Afghanistan + Iraq prisoner abuse photos. [Who this avoids embarrassing: Gen. McChrystal, involved in torture; Dem lawmakers briefed; Pakistan, where suspects were caught.]

Pentagon to release abuse photos

(CNN) Pentagon will release hundreds of torture+abuse photos at end of May. Amrit Singh, ACLU: ‘These photographs provide visual proof that prisoner abuse by U.S. personnel was not aberrational but widespread.’

Torture spurs jihadis

(Harpers) U.S. officer: Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo constitute ‘the first and second identifiable causes of U.S. combat deaths in Iraq.’ Foreign jihadis said torture was the #1 reason they joined the fight.