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Pictures of the torture

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This is one of the most iconic photographs of the torture that went on in Abu Ghraib.
It shows a man with a hood over his head and a sheet covering his body.
He is placed on a box with wires attached to his fingers, toes and genitals. He was told  that he would be electrocuted if he fell off the box and had to stand there for hours.

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Lynndie England points towards Iraqi prisoners’ genitals who have sandbags over their had and are made to stand in a line. England, who gives thumbs up and has a cigarette dangling out of her mouth,looks amused by this.

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Lynndie England

This is one of the most famous photographs in this scandal. Lynndie England holds a leash with a naked Iraqi prisoner on the end of it, who is lying on the floor and looks like he is in pain.

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Charles Graner

This picture shows a naked detainee being intimidated by two dogs held back by two soldiers.

It is argued that this was a technique learned for an interrogation team from Guantanamo Bay.

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Charles Graner giving thumbs up with a corpse later identified to be Manadel Al-Jamadi, who was a ‘ghost-detainee’ being interrogated by private contractors and CIA officers. He was killed during interrogation.

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Sabrina Harman

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Charles Graner with a bunch of prisoners who have been thrown on the floor with their hands cuffed together and Graner giving thumbs up and grinning.

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Lynndie England and Charles Graner in front of a bunch of naked detainees who have had their heads covered with hoods and made to form a human pyramid. Both Graner and England stand there arm in arm smiling at the camera and giving thumbs up.

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Naked Iraqi detainees who have had their heads covered with sand bags are forced to perform oral sex on each other.

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It was found that 173 out of 279 released photographs were taken with Charles Graner’s camera, which was a Sony FD Mavica.

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Written by coskufertingercmp

November 22, 2010 at 2:36 am

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