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Bagram torture and prisoner abuse

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Former Bagram prison inmates recount torture and abuse

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Afghanistan: Ex-Bagram inmates recount stories of abuse, torture

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US leaves Afghan air base plagued by accusations of torture, killing

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Iraqi recounts Abu Ghraib abuse - 23 July 09

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Bagram Prisoner #2505 Abdul Haleem Saifullah

In 2005, The New York Times obtained a 2,000-page United States Army investigatory report concerning the homicides of two unarmed civilian Afghan prisoners by U.S. military personnel in December 2002 at the Bagram Theater Internment Facility in Bagram, Afghanistan and general treatment of prisoners. The two prisoners, Habibullah and Dilawar, were repeatedly chained to the ceiling and beaten, resulting in their deaths. Military coroners ruled that both the prisoners' deaths were homicides. Autopsies revealed severe trauma to both prisoners' legs, describing the trauma as comparable to being run over by a bus. Seven soldiers were charged in 2005.
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