Thursday, May 27, 2004

That's an awful lot of "bad apples"

A secret report by the US Army has found that abuse of prisoners is widespread in Afghanistan and Iraq. The abuses described are sadly familiar - beatings, humiliation, outright torture and sexual assault - and include several deaths described as homicides. Despite this, no charges have been filed against anyone involved. I guess torturing prisoners is fine provided it doesn't make the TV...