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Article • August 30, 2017 • from PLN September, 2017
With General Inch in Charge, We Can Expect Further Militarization of the Prison System by Brian Dolinar by Brian Dolinar, Truthout The appointment of retired Army General Mark S. Inch to head the federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) is a major blow to those working for prison reform under Trump. ...
Twelve Killed as Eighty-One Escape From Iraqi Prison by During the evening of September 27, 2012, prisoners at an Iraqi prison in Tikrit, the hometown of Saddam Hussein which is about 80 miles north of Baghdad, broke into a storeroom where weapons are kept. They seized the weapons and engaged ...
Guards Massacre Iraqi Prisoners as ISIS Forces Attack Tal Afar by Matthew Clarke According to prisoners who were incarcerated at the anti-terrorism detention facility in Tal Afar, Iraq, as Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) forces closed on the prison, guards began slaughtering the prisoners in their cells. "At ...
ISIS Forces Kill Iraqi Shiite Prisoners after Iraqi Guards Flee by Derek Gilna Iraqi Shiites unfortunate enough to be confined in Badush prison, 25 kilometers from Mosul, Iraq, were summarily slaughtered by ISIS forces after their Iraqi prison guards fled the advancing insurgents.  Lieutenant Colonel Ali Mohammed, who apparently served ...
Publication • February 16, 2016
Filed under: Wrongful Death
Death in Military Custody - Commanders Report (Iraq), 07-30, ACLU, 2007
Publication • February 16, 2016
Filed under: Wrongful Death
Death in Military Custody - Commanders Report (Iraq), 06-15, ACLU, 2009
Publication • February 16, 2016
Filed under: Wrongful Death
Death in Military Custody - Commanders Report (Iraq), 11-22, ACLU, 2008 DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY U.S. ARMY CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION COMMAND Camp Bucca CID Office 3rd M P Group (CID), Camp Bucca, Iraq, APO, APO AE 09375 22 Nov 2008 MEMORANDUM FOR: SEE DISTRIBUTION SUBJECT: CID REPORT OF INVESTIGATION - FINAL ...
Publication • February 16, 2016
Filed under: Wrongful Death
Death in Military Custody - Commanders Report (Iraq), 09-10, ACLU, 2007
Publication • February 16, 2016
Filed under: Wrongful Death
Death in Military Custody - Commanders Report (Iraq), 05-12, ACLU, 2009
Publication • February 9, 2016
Testimony of General Janis Karpinski on Abu Ghraib 2007
Publication • February 8, 2016
Memo for CIA Re Interrogation Techniques for Al Qaeda Detainees, DOJ, 2005 PROM SiTE IS OOJ 0000012 U.S. Department of J ustiee Office ofLega! Counsel WtlJnington, D.C. ]'!530 May 10,2005 ~1EMORANDUM FOn JOIfN A. RIZZO SENIOR DEPUTY GENERAL COUNSEL, CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY Re: Application of 18 USc. §§ 2340-2340A to ...
Article • September 24, 2015 • from PLN October, 2015
Filed under: News in Brief
News In Brief by Alabama: On April 9, 2013, Kenneth Wayne Patton was arrested on a domestic violence charge. When he arrived at the Etowah County Jail, he informed guards that he used to be employed at the St. Clair Correctional Facility and should be put in protective custody. Despite ...
Article • October 5, 2014
D.C. Circuit Rules Detainee Treatment Act Not Subject to § 1983 Remedy by Derek Gilna D.C. Circuit Rules Detainee Treatment Act Not Subject to § 1983 Remedy   by Derek Gilna   A John Doe plaintiff, a U.S. citizen and employee of an American-owned defense contracting firm performing Arabic translating ...
Article • September 15, 2013 • from PLN September, 2013
500 Escape from Abu Ghraib and Taji Prisons in Iraq by Christopher Zoukis On July 21, 2013, military-style assaults at Iraq’s notorious Abu Ghraib prison and another prison in Taji resulted in the escape of more than 500 prisoners, including an unknown number of al-Qaida members. Many of the prisoners ...
Iraqi Prison Breaks Likely Inside Jobs by On September 27, 2012, prisoners at the Tasfirat prison in Tikrit seized weapons after breaking into a storage room, overpowered guards and engaged in a gun battle with security forces during an escape attempt. The late evening incident, which lasted several hours, left ...
Rumsfeld, Military Officials Immune from Suit by Foreign Nationals Alleging Torture on Foreign Soil by Michael Brodheim by Mike Brodheim On June 21, 2011, a divided D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the judgment of a district court that dismissed claims for damages and declaratory relief brought by nine foreign ...
The Sun Never Sets On Torture in American Military Prisons by Matthew Clarke by Matthew T. Clarke PLN has reported extensively on some of the issues surrounding the treatment of prisoners in the American military prisons which were set up to hold people suspected of committing or supporting terrorism. This ...
Iraqi Refugee Awarded $88 Million for Torture by Iraqi Refugee Awarded $88 Million for Torture by Hussein Regime An Iraqi refugee who was detained and tortured by Saddam Hussein’s regime was awarded $88 million in 2004. In 1991, 20-year-old Abdullah K. Alkhuzai was arrested by the Iraqi government following a ...
New Allegations of Widespread Prisoner Abuse in Iraq Emerge As Abu Ghraib Soldiers Sentenced; Abu Ghraib General Writes Book by Matthew Clarke by Matthew T. Clarke PLN has previously reported the abuse of prisoners in American military prisons in Iraq. [PLN June 2004, p. 1; Nov. 2004, p. 36; Dec. ...
Iraq: Unrest at Abu Ghraib as Camp Bucca Closes by Matthew Clarke by Matt Clarke In September 2009 the U.S. military closed Camp Bucca in Iraq, once its largest detention facility, and the prison at Abu Ghraib experienced a two-day uprising. Camp Bucca cost the U.S. $50 million to build ...
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