Abu Ghraib Torture Victims Sued by Their Torturers
Defense contractor’s move follows judge’s dismissal of victims’ charges of war crimes; lawyers say counter-suit is form of ‘intimidation and punishment’
By: Sarah Lazare
‘Defense’ contractor CACI International has taken the shocking step of suing four former Abu Ghraib detainees who are seeking redress in U.S. courts for the company’s role in torturing, humiliating and dehumanizing them, with the U.S. corporation recently requesting that the judge order the plaintiffs—all of whom are Iraqi—to pay CACI for legal costs.
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