ACLU: DoD to release prisoner abuse photos

CNN

04/23/09

The Defense Department will release ‘a substantial number’ of photographs showing abuse of prisoners at prisons in Iraq and Afghanistan, according to the American Civil Liberties Union. The release will be in response to an open-records lawsuit filed by the ACLU, the group said in a written statement. The statement released late Thursday said the photos were taken at facilities other than Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq. ‘These photographs provide visual proof that prisoner abuse by U.S. personnel was not aberrational but widespread, reaching far beyond the walls of Abu Ghraib,’ Amrit Singh, an ACLU attorney, said in the release. The photos are to be released by May 28, the ACLU said...

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US to Release Photos of Abuse of Prisoners in Afghanistan, Iraq
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Pentagon to Release Photos of Detainee Abuse

By Ann Scott Tyson

"This shows that the abuse of prisoners at Abu Ghraib was not aberrational but was systemic and widespread," said Amrit Singh, an ACLU staff attorney involved with the 2004 Freedom of Information Act lawsuit that led to the promise to release the photographs. "This will underscore calls for accountability for that abuse." Singh called for an independent investigation into torture and prisoner abuse and said it should be followed, if warranted, by criminal prosecutions.

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