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And, yes, I DO take it personally: And hard on the heels of the Gitmo report, the new Abu Ghraib photo story is getting legs
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Thursday, February 16, 2006

And hard on the heels of the Gitmo report, the new Abu Ghraib photo story is getting legs

ya know, it's tough when liars, criminals, sadists and war-mongers can't seem to catch a break - other than, of course, from the entire u.s. traditional media establishment, the u.s. congress and the american people... if those nasty little watchdog groups like the united nations high commission for human rights and the international committee of the red cross would only stop sticking their noses in where they don't belong...
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Thursday the latest images of abuse of Iraqi prisoners at Abu Ghraib prison showed clear violations of international humanitarian law.

However, the Swiss-based body, whose confidential reports have previously accused the U.S. military of using tactics "tantamount to torture" on inmates at the Baghdad jail, declined to say whether it would raise the issue again with Washington.

An Australian television station broadcast what it said were previously unpublished images of abuse of Iraqi prisoners at the facility, fuelling Arab anger against the United States.

"We are shocked and dismayed at the mistreatment and abuse displayed in these images," ICRC spokeswoman Dorothea Krimitsas told Reuters in Geneva.

"The type of treatment in these images -- video or photos -- very clearly violates the rules of international humanitarian law which are designed to protect people detained in the context of armed conflict," she added.

oh, pish-posh and twaddle... when are they going to stop whining...?

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