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After Torture Claims, Iraqi PM Says Prisoners 'burned themselves' with Matches to Fake Abuse

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posted on Apr, 28 2010 @ 12:50 PM
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After Torture Claims, Iraqi PM Says Prisoners 'burned themselves' with Matches to Fake Abuse


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After a shocking report by Human Rights Watch accusing the Iraqi government of Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki with operating a secret Baghdad prison where detainees were hung upside down, whipped and suffocated, the embattled Iraqi leader accused his political opponents and foreign governments of staging faked torture to make him look bad.
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posted on Apr, 28 2010 @ 12:50 PM
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An interesting little news snippet regarding torture... or apparent torture...This is a somewhat confusing one (like usual) due to the fact that apparently the acts never happened,

Speaking on government-controlled Iraqiya TV, Maliki said the torture charges were "lies," a "smear campaign" orchestrated by foreign embassies and the media that have been tooled by his opponents for political gain.

but then again if it did happen,

“America is the symbol of democracy, but then you have the abuses at Abu Ghraib,” Maliki remarked, according to Dagher's report. “The American government took tough measures, and we are doing the same, so where is the problem and why this raucousness?”




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