via Center for Constitutional Rights on facebook:
“Detainees under American control were raped, beaten, shocked, stripped, starved of food and sleep, hung by their wrists, threatened with death and, in at least one case, murdered. These are war crimes, punishable under both American and international law.” The New York Times on what is at stake in the Center for Constitutional Rights‘ court argument tomorrow regarding the role of private military contractor CACI in the abuse and torture that took place at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq.
The Editorial Board of The New York Times ran a featured piece today entitled “Will Anyone Pay for Abu Ghraib?”
Tomorrow, a federal trial court in Virginia will consider whether two contractors — CACI International Inc. and L-3 Services Inc. — can be sued in American courts for damages relating to their operations at Abu Ghraib.
Read the full Times article here.