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Secret prison revealed in Baghdad
L.A. Times ^ | 4/19/10 | Ned Parker

Posted on 04/19/2010 10:22:31 AM PDT by Nachum

Forces under the office of Prime Minister Maliki held hundreds of Sunni men at the facility. The U.S. fears that the news will stoke instability.

Reporting from Baghdad Hundreds of Sunni men disappeared for months into a secret Baghdad prison under the jurisdiction of Prime Minister Nouri Maliki's military office, where many were routinely tortured until the country's Human Rights Ministry gained access to the facility, Iraqi officials say.

The men were detained by the Iraqi army in October in sweeps targeting Sunni groups in Nineveh province, a stronghold of the group Al Qaeda in Iraq and other militants in the north. The provincial governor alleged at the time that ordinary citizens had been detained as well, often without a warrant.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: baghdad; prison; revealed; secret

1 posted on 04/19/2010 10:22:31 AM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum
Did the LA Slimes also report on Saddams death chambers? How about the thousands of bodies found in all those mass graves...any reports on that?

Yeah, that's what I thought.

2 posted on 04/19/2010 10:26:39 AM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: Puppage
How about the out-in-the-open woman beatings, beheadings, murders, honor killings and tortures ?

I remember now ... the ERA, NOW and GLBT all gathered outside the White House last weeke ......... what?

They didn't?


Never nind.

3 posted on 04/19/2010 10:30:52 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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