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The Abu Ghraib prison is located in Abu Ghraib, an Iraqi city 32 km west of Baghdad. It was built by British contractors in the 1960s and covers 280 acres (1.15 kmē) with a total of 24 guard towers. It became internationally known as a place where Saddam Hussein's government tortured and executed dissidents and, later, as the site of abuse of Iraqi suspects by the United States military... [ CBC ]

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< Abu Ghraib abuse trials moved from Baghdad to Texas
November 11, 2011
On November 11, 2004, the US military announced that the courts-martial of Sgt. Javal Davis, Spc. Sabrina Harman and Spc. Charles Graner, would be transferred from Baghdad to Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas. No official reason for moving the court martial was given. All three soldiers faced charges rela....... [more]

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    Road to Abu Ghraib [HRW]

    Abuses Chronology

    Detainees Investigations [US DOD]

    Church Report [DOD summary]

    Schlesinger Report

    Fay Report

    Taguba Report

    Abu Ghraib Prison [Wikipedia]