Abu Ghraib Inmates Sue Contractors, Claim Torture

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) - Former detainees of the Abu Ghraib prison
in Iraq are suing U.S. contractors in four states for alleged
The first complaint was filed Monday in U.S. District Court in
Seattle. Others are being filed in Detroit; Columbus, Ohio; and
Greenbelt, Maryland.
The complaints allege that innocent people who were arrested and
taken to the prison were subjected to forced nudity, electrical
shocks, mock executions and other inhumane treatment by employees
of defense contractors CACI (KAK-ee) International and L-3
Communications, formerly Titan Corporation.
The plaintiffs are represented by law firms in Philadelphia and
Detroit and by the Center for Constitutional Rights.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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