Second Abu Ghraib soldier going to court-martial

[JURIST] A military judge in Foot Hood, Texas, has refused to dismiss any remaining charges [JURIST report] against US Army Spc. Sabrina Harman [Wikipedia profile] in connection with 2003 abuses of Iraqi prisoners at Baghdad's Abu Ghraib prison [JURIST Hot Topic news archive], setting the stage for a full court-martial trial scheduled for May 12. Harman will be the second Abu Ghraib soldier to be court-martialed; six others implicated in the scandal have accepted plea bargains. Harman appeared in several photographs with humiliated or dead Iraqi detainees taken at the prison. If convicted, she could face up to 6 1/2 years behind bars. AP has more.

 

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