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Saturday, May 1, 2004

Photos Depicting Abuse of Iraqi POWs by American Soldiers

Warning: Page contains content which may be offensive to some viewers.

Updated: In response to widespread interest and numerous queries, INTELWIRE has captured four images from the controversial 60 Minutes II broadcast of Iraqi prisoners apparently being abused by their U.S. captors. INTELWIRE has not independently verified these pictures, but their authenticity has been confirmed in reports from the Washington Post and the New Yorker, among others.

Related INTELWIRE Exclusives:

  • Rumsfeld Confirms Videotapes of Iraq Abuse -- Hersch Says Contents Include Abuse Of 'Young Boys'; Senator Says Worst Is Yet To Come

  • Company Named In Prison Torture Also Sells White House Ethics Training

  • Iraq Prison Abuse Photos Unleash Tough New Problems For U.S. In Terror War

    All images as aired or Webcast by 60 Minutes II. Images 1 through 4 captured by INTELWIRE. Images 5 and 6 first posted by The Memory Hole


    Views expressed on INTELWIRE are those of the author alone.



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