5,807. 4/28/2004

“…on April 28, 2004, the CBS News show 60 Minutes II aired the first graphic photos taken by American soldiers tormenting detainees in Abu Ghraib [prison in Iraq]. …The photos depicted American soldiers grinning and giving thumbs-up signs as naked and hooded Iraqi prisoners were forced to perform simulated sex acts, wear leashes, pile into human pyramids, cower in front of vicious-looking dogs, and, in one iconic image, stand hooded with arms outstretched on a box and [with] electrical wires attached.”

 – Jane Mayer, The Dark Side, Page 259

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