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Is the Pentagon About to Be Forced to Release Damning Torture Photos?


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Is the Pentagon About to Be Forced to Release Damning Torture Photos?

Andrea Germanos, staff writer

The Pentagon's more than decade-long legal battle to continue suppressing a trove of photographs exposing the Bush-era torture at U.S. military facilities in Iraq and Afghanistan may have reached a critical juncture on Wednesday.


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"What the photos that the government has suppressed would show is that abuse was so widespread that it could only have resulted from policy or a climate calculated to foster abuse," - ACLU staff attorney Alex Abdo

Establishment Democrats and Republicans have created such an intense climate of fear, that many in the US are not outraged be such human rights abuses. By ensuring that US government officials and contractors who took leading roles in planning and implementing these and other crimes against humanity are not prosecuted, President Obama has ensured that such practices will continue to be practiced as the US terror war continues in perpetuity. There is no indication of any positive change with either a Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump Presidency.


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Are the photos official Dept of Defense mandated or were they taken by private military or civilian personnel? If official photographs, no wonder the government does not want them released.