They called them ‘terrorists,’ rounded
them up and subjected them to inhuman
conditions and ghastly torture.
No formal charges, no evidence, no
And it appears the overwhelming majority
of those arrested were guilty of no crime.
The pictures the US public saw from
Abu Ghraib were just the tip of the
Congressmen were allowed to see the
full archive, but the federal government
succeeded in preventing the public from
The US news media didn’t seem terribly
interested in pressing the point. Too
busy covering Paris Hilton no doubt.
Fortunately, there are news services
in other places that operate independent
of the US government’s propaganda machine.
The torture orders were explicit and they came straight from the Bush White House.The overwhelming number of detainees in Abu Ghraib and elsewhere are believed to have been guilty of no crime.Here’s a link to a video of photos that the US government successfully blocked – until now.
Warning: Disturbing images.