For Immediate Release
Legal Team for Abu Ghraib Victims: U.S. Ignores Torture in Supreme Court Brief
WASHINGTON - The Obama Administration struck a blow to the protection of fundamental human rights by recommending that the U.S. Supreme Court not hear the case of 250 civilians allegedly tortured and seriously harmed by corporate contractors at the infamous Abu Ghraib prison, according to the detainees’ legal team.
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