Tag Archives: Abu Ghraib

Murray Polner :
Who is Eric Fair and what did he do?

With all our folk tales about our innate goodness and freedom-loving ways, the Real America has always tortured when it wished to do so. By Murray Polner | The Rag Blog | February 2, 2015 Before we Americans become bored … Continue reading

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Lamar W. Hankins : How George W. Bush Aided the Terrorists

Mission accomplished! Have Bush’s (and Obama’s) policies boosted terrorist recruitment? Photo from Reuters. How George W. Bush aided the terrorists(According to the government) Bush’s bogus war in Iraq; the atrocities at Abu Ghraib, Guantanamo, and “black site” prisons; waterboarding and … Continue reading

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New Abu Ghraib Photos Said to Depict Graphic Rape Scenes

Previously released photo from Abu Ghraib prison. The new photos, many reportedly depicting sexual abuse, are said to be much worse. Photo from Telegraph, U.K.Photographs which Barack Obama is attempting to censor include images of apparent rape and sexual abuse, … Continue reading

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Sy Hersh : Children Sodomized at Abu Ghraib as Mothers Watched

Updated May 18, 2009 Journalist Seymour Hersh says there were ‘horrible things done to children of women prisoners, as the cameras run.’ Hersh gave a speech. . . to the ACLU making the charge that children were sodomized in front … Continue reading

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From Those Who Know : Torture Just Doesn’t Work

Artist: Fernando Botero / truthout.Tortured reasoning: The tactical errors of prisoner abuse.By David Rose George W. Bush defended harsh interrogations by pointing to intelligence breakthroughs, but a surprising number of counterterrorist officials say that, apart from being wrong, torture just … Continue reading

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Do No Harm : The Complicity of Psychologists in Cheney-Bush Torture Program

Psychologist protesting APA complicity in torture in 2007.APA pressured to take a stand… ‘Psychologists have been identified as key figures in the design and conduct of abuses against detainees in US custody’by Meteor Blades / August 12, 2008 Unlike the … Continue reading

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Sex Crimes in the White House

Fernando Botero / Abu Ghraib 57, 2005. Image © Fernando Botero, courtesy Marlborough Gallery, New York.Abu Ghraib and the Sexualization of TortureBy Naomi Wolf / July 7, 2008 Naomi Wolf is a best-selling author and essayist. NEW YORK – Sex … Continue reading

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Taguba : Bush Ordered Systematic Regime of Torture

U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Antonio Taguba, now retired, author of an Army internal report on abuses at the Abu Ghraib prison near Baghdad, reacts as he testifies during a hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Capitol Hill May … Continue reading

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