Essay about Prisoner Abuse at Abu Ghriab

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Prisoner Abuse at Abu Ghraib (2) The number of incidences of torture on prime-time network television shows from 1995 to 2002 was 110; from 2002 to 2005 the number of torture showings on TV shows: 624. (http://tinyurl.com/4ek9ayz). According to the Parents Television Council the statistics of torture being shown on network TV shows have increased drastically since 2002, right before the United States took over the Iraqi prison of Abu Ghraib and the abuses began. The United States was found guilty for many salacious abuses at the Iraqi prison of Abu Ghraib, caused by lack of firm command and nationwide fear; however in years since steps have been taken to make sure it does not reoccur.
The United States was found guilty for many
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The M.P’s and M.I.’s were also told to use environmental manipulation tactics; meaning to cause intense heat or cold, the cold often resulting in induced hypothermia (Lagouranis 3). Many of the abuses and tortures used on the detainees were degrading and against the inmates’ religion, making the experience in an American prison even more terrible. Later, when Abu Ghraib was discovered, many reports were written based on the inspection of the events that unfolded there.
When light came to the Abu Ghraib scandal, many investigations were conducted, and reports came in detailing more of the abuses. For instance, in presentations before Congress, Pentagon officials revealed evidence of crimes such as the rape of female detainees by the American guards and the sexual abuse of minors at Abu Ghraib (Carter 1). NBC news revealed more information when they quoted U.S. military officials saying some unreleased photos showed American soldiers "severely beating an Iraqi prisoner nearly to death, having sex with a female Iraqi prisoner, and 'acting inappropriately with a dead body'"(Hersh 3). More reports came in saying that American soldiers used military dogs to scare and intimidate the prisoners with threats of attack. Making that form of abuse even worse was evidence of a dog actually biting a detainee, the pictures showing a deep scratch or bite on his right thigh and a

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