Freedom, Part X
At Ravings of a Feral Genius, Jennifer links to this BBC report:
Torture may be worse now in Iraq than under former leader Saddam Hussein, the UN's chief anti-torture expert says.(emphasis in original, entire article here)
Manfred Nowak said the situation in Iraq was "out of control", with abuses being committed by security forces, militia groups and anti-US insurgents.
Bodies found in the Baghdad morgue "often bear signs of severe torture", said the human rights office of the UN Assistance Mission in Iraq in a report.
The wounds confirmed reports given by refugees from Iraq, Mr Nowak said.
Yep, freedom is on the march!