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2010-10-26 05:05:00

The United States says it is defending its record probing civilian deaths and abuse in Iraq after leaked secret documents depicting graphic disclosures triggered concern from around the world.

2010-07-30 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- A group of 72 Iraqi citizens who allege they were tortured while imprisoned at detention facilities across Iraq can continue with their lawsuit against military contractor L-3 Services, Inc.

2009-08-25 13:00:00

TROY, Mich., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- A decorated U.S. Soldier, from the State of Texas, filed suit today in U.S. Federal Court in Washington DC against a British Contractor for injuries sustained during a reckless shooting incident in Iraq. Former U.S.

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2009-07-24 09:09:29

U.S. film star and United Nations Goodwill Ambassador Angelina Jolie visited displaced families in Iraq Thursday, the U.N. Refugee Agency confirmed. People.com said the trip was Jolie's third to the war-torn region.

2009-03-19 11:20:00

WASHINGTON, March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Virginia federal court ruled Wednesday that four former Abu Ghraib detainees who were tortured and later released without charge can sue U.S. military contractor CACI International Inc. (NYSE: CAI), according to their U.S. legal team. U.S.

2008-09-21 21:00:18

By Colin Dabkowski The best theater is not supposed to be comfortable. Like any art aimed at creating change or awareness, a play with serious guts will not only confront your perceptions but also challenge them to the breaking point.

2008-07-28 09:00:36

By Brian Murphy and Pauline Jelinek Associated Press BAGHDAD -- In the flatlands north of Baghdad sits a prison with no prisoners. It holds something else: a chronicle of U.S.

2008-07-04 12:00:19

By Dan Webster, The Spokesman-Review, Spokane, Wash. Jul. 4--In a class that I taught at Gonzaga University a few years ago, the subject of Abu Ghraib prison came up. The discussion was appropriate.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.