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Amnesty: U.S. Beating & Starving Detainees

HeadlineJul 24, 2003

Detainees at U.S. detention centers in Iraq have been beaten, deprived of food, water and sleep and are generally treated inhumanely by coalition troops. This according to Amnesty International based on visits to several camps and interviews with the relatives of detainees.

Coalition troops have reportedly shot and killed several detainees during riots at the centers.

Amnesty reports occupying forces continue to conduct unlawful searches of homes, seizing property and humiliating houseowners.

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