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Ed Jewett
06-29-2011, 12:38 AM
Abu Ghraib Inmates Lose U.S. High Court Bid to Sue Torturers

27 Jun 2011

The U.S. Supreme Court refused to revive a lawsuit that accused two military contractors of abusing torturing inmates at the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq, turning away an appeal by 26 onetime prisoners. The inmates sought to sue CACI International Inc., which helped interrogate prisoners at the facility, and Titan Corp., which provided translation services. The inmates, who were civilian detainees, said they were subjected to abuses by CACI and Titan employees including beatings, sexual humiliation, exposure to extreme temperatures and rape. In court papers, the inmates said some prisoners were tortured into unconsciousness and several were murdered.

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-06-27/abu-ghraib-inmates-lose-u-s-high-court-bid-to-sue-contractors.html

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http://www.legitgov.org/Abu-Ghraib-Inmates-Lose-US-High-Court-Bid-Sue-Torturers