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May 06, 2004

The release of pictures of naked Iraqi prisoners being tortured by American soldiers has shocked the world.

Despite President George W Bush's assertion that the culprits would be punished, the reports of abuse and custody deaths have fuelled anger and unease in the Arab world.Reports that Bush knew about the abuse in January have also angered US Congressmen. Some say Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld may be forced to resign.

Butmany Arabs agree with Abd al-Barri Atwan, editor-in-chief of the London-based Arabic newspaper al-Quds al-Arabi, who says 'Human rights violations have been systematic in Iraq, which I am sure the US administration will not be able to hide forever.'

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Number of User Comments: 18




Sub: Bush is a LIAR

Bush is at his old trick again - LYING. And this time, it will destroy his credibility (not that he had any). He is lying ...


Posted by Swarup Kumar





Sub: Horrendous act committed by BUSH and his people

Bush administration is responsible for these cowardly and shameless act on innocent people of Iraq. Is this humanity that we all talk about ? This ...


Posted by Mazhar





Sub: Abuse of Iraqi people by Americans

George W Bush should be made naked and kicked because he is one of the biggest TERRORIST in the world. Even if Israelis are entering ...


Posted by S.M.Shaikh





Sub: U.S. and ignorant ?

It is obvious that the U.S. government with all the inteligence network and technology, knew about the torture of Iraqi prisoners much before the pictures ...


Posted by E P Cutinha





Sub: shame on the u.s.

it's astonising that country like U.S.A.(it's army police)in iraq had did brutled the iraqi prisinoers. Bush,Rumsfold and there army divisions(in abu ghraib)should resign from the ...


Posted by praveen




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