Why They Don't Want You To See The Abu Ghraib Photos

Somehow, the U.S. press has missed this story

According to U.S. Major General Antonio Taguba, who provided the input for a 2004 report on the U.S. military's abuses at the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq, at least one of the photos Obama doesn't want released — because they "would not add any additional benefits to our understanding of what was carried out in the past by a small number of individuals" and would " further inflame anti-American opinion and put our troops in greater danger" — shows "an American soldier apparently raping a female prisoner"; another shows "a male translator raping a male detainee"; another shows "a female prisoner having her clothing forcibly removed to expose her breasts"; while still others "depict sexual assaults on prisoners with objects including a truncheon, wire and a phosphorescent tube."

"These pictures show torture, abuse, rape and every indecency," Taguba, who retired in January 2007, was quoted as saying.

"Among the graphic statements, which were later released under US freedom of information laws,"'s Duncan Gardham and Paul Cruikshank reported, "is that of Kasim Mehaddi Hilas in which he says: 'I saw [name of a translator] fucking a kid, his age would be about 15 to 18 years. The kid was hurting very bad and they covered all the doors with sheets. Then when I heard screaming I climbed the door because on top it wasn’t covered and I saw [name] who was wearing the military uniform, putting his cock in the little kid’s ass…. and the female soldier was taking pictures.'" [Asterisks translated courtesy of MK]

Just thought y'all would want to know, since the U.S. press hasn't seen fit to mention it.

And they give the adult industry crap about what we put out!


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