August 26, 2012
by Kimberly Bennett
On August 26, 2006, US officials finished moving Abu Ghraib's remaining prisoners to other US-run detention centers. The US had been under pressure to close the prison in Iraq after photos of US troops abusing prisoners surfaced in April 2004. After the release of the initial photos, more evidence ...[read more]
November 11, 2011
by Cody Harding
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 ...[read more]
August 7, 2011
by Ashley Hileman
The convicted ringleader of abuses committed at Abu Ghraib prison in Baghdad was released Saturday after serving more than six-and-a-half years of his 10-year sentence. Army Spc. Charles Graner, who was being held at the US Disciplinary Barracks at Fort Leavenworth, was released early as a result ...[read more]
May 3, 2010
by Jaclyn Belczyk
The US Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces on Monday heard arguments in the appeal of Army Spc. Charles Graner, sentenced to 10 years in prison for abuses committed at the Abu Ghraib prison in Baghdad. Graner, the alleged ringleader of the Abu Ghraib abuse, was convicted in 2005 of conspiracy, ...[read more]
September 22, 2006
by Bernard Hibbitts
Ben Davis: There's an old adage in the military that goes different spanks for different ranks (see James W. Smith III, A Few Good Scapegoats: The Abu Ghraib Courts-Martial and the Failure of the Military Justice System, 27 Whittier Law Review 671, 677, 693 (2006... ...[read more]
September 27, 2005
by Greg Sampson
Pfc. Lynndie England Tuesday apologized for posing for pictures with humiliated Iraqi prisoners, saying that she had been used by her then-boyfriend Spc. Charles Graner. As the sentencing phase of her trial following her Monday conviction on six of seven abuse-related charges got under way at ...[read more]
September 26, 2005
by Tom Henry
Prosecutors wrapped up closing arguments Monday in the Abu Ghraib prison abuse case involving Pfc. Lynndie England by describing her as a willing participant in the scandal while defense attorneys portrayed her as impressionable and easily influenced by a manipulative boyfriend. England faces a ...[read more]
September 24, 2005
by Kate Heneroty
Defense psychologists testified in court-martial proceedings Friday that learning disabilities and her compliant personality made Pfc. Lynndie England so blindly obedient to her boyfriend and now-incarcerated superior officer Charles Graner that she thought nothing of posing in Abu Ghra... ...[read more]
September 23, 2005
by Jeannie Shawl
Army Spc. Charles Graner took the stand Thursday in court-martial proceedings against Pfc. Lynndie England, who is facing conspiracy, maltreatment of subordinates and indecent acts charges stemming from the Abu Ghraib prisoner abuse scandal. Graner, who was found guilty and sentenced to 10 years ...[read more]
September 19, 2005
by Sara R. Parsowith
Pfc. Lynndie England goes before a military court again in Fort Hood Texas Tuesday planning to fight seven charges of abusing prisoners at Baghdad's Abu Ghraib prison. Her first trial last May ended prematurely after the presiding judge threw out her guilty plea, saying that statements by ...[read more]

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