Tens of thousands of prisoners held in Iraqi torture cells

13th September 2010, Comments 0 comments


In a report published on Monday, Amnesty International writes that tens of thousands of people in Iraq are being held without charge and tortured.

The organisation says an estimated 30,000 people are being held, often by security services who systematically violate the rights of prisoners. The Amnesty International report is called , in an apparent reference to the brutal dictatorship of Saddam Hussein 1979-2003.




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