Wikileaks’ Iraq War Logs: Hundreds of Civilians Gunned Down at Checkpoints

Republished from the Bureau of Investigative Journalism October 22nd, 2010  |  by Emma Slater and James Ball It was lunchtime on September 6 2008 when a pickup truck travelling down a highway in Ninewah province, northwest Iraq, met a U.S. convoy driving in the opposite direction. The driver of the truck was elderly and had… Read More Wikileaks’ Iraq War Logs: Hundreds of Civilians Gunned Down at Checkpoints

Wikileaks’ Iraq War Logs: 76 Cases of Abuse Challenges U.S. Report on Iraqi Prisons

Republished from the Bureau of Investigative Journalism October 19th, 2010  |  by Emma Slater On November 13 2005, U.S. forces discovered 173 incarcerated men in a secret detention centre run by the Iraqi Ministry of Interior. Many showed signs of brutal torture. The discovery is recorded in the war logs: November 13 2005 Approx 95 x… Read More Wikileaks’ Iraq War Logs: 76 Cases of Abuse Challenges U.S. Report on Iraqi Prisons

Wikileaks’ Iraq War Logs: Torture Widespread in Iraqi Detention Facilities

Republished from the Bureau of Investigative Journalism October 22nd, 2010  |  by Angus Stickler When a U.S. military unit visited Diyala prison, north of Baghdad on May 25 2006, it discovered a man who had been held in an underground bunker. He had been tortured for approximately two months. May 25 2006 His hands were… Read More Wikileaks’ Iraq War Logs: Torture Widespread in Iraqi Detention Facilities

Wikileaks’ Iraq War Logs: U.S. Troops Ordered Not to Investigate Iraqi Torture

Republished from the Bureau of Investigative Journalism October 22nd, 2010  |  by Angus Stickler and Chris Woods United States troops were told not to investigate allegations of torture by Iraqi security forces, according to documents found in the war logs. A comprehensive trawl of the secret military files show that U.S. soldiers witnessed, or were told… Read More Wikileaks’ Iraq War Logs: U.S. Troops Ordered Not to Investigate Iraqi Torture