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Sunday, October 01, 2006

Operation Iraqi 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.

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.

(emphasis in original, entire article here)

Yep, freedom is on the march!


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