Hersh: Children sodomized at Abu Ghraib, on tape
Salon / Alex Koppelman
14-May-2009 (3 comments)

"Debating about it, ummm ... Some of the worst things that happened you don't know about, okay? Videos, um, there are women there. Some of you may have read that they were passing letters out, communications out to their men. This is at Abu Ghraib ... The women were passing messages out saying 'Please come and kill me, because of what's happened' and basically what happened is that those women who were arrested with young boys, children in cases that have been recorded. The boys were sodomized with the cameras rolling. And the worst above all of that is the soundtrack of the boys shrieking that your government has. They are in total terror. It's going to come out."
"It's impossible to say to yourself how did we get there? Who are we? Who are these people that sent us there? When I did My Lai I was very troubled like anybody in his right mind would be about what happened. I ended up in something I wrote saying in the end I said that the people who did the killing were as much victims as the people they killed because of the scars they had, I can tell you some of the personal stories by some of the people who were in these units witnessed this. I can also tell you written complaints were made to the highest officers and so we're dealing with a enormous massive amount of criminal wrongdoing that was covered up at the highest command out there and higher, and we have to get to it and we will. We will. You know there's enough out there, they can't (Applause). .... So it'... >>>

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Natalia Alvarado-Alvarez

Oh my............

by Natalia Alvarado-Alvarez on

How horrendous! They cannot hide this from the public.....there must be accountability.




by capt_ayhab on

this is absolutely horrific and inhumane.

they must be brought to justice.



this is absolutely horrible

by IRANdokht on

Those pictures that already surfaced were bad enough, who would have thought they had kept the worse ones hidden?

I seriously hope these people face a trial for crimes against humanity and the war crimes they have committed. 

When it comes to holding people accountable for the crimes, Obama's policy (excuse) of 'not looking back and moving on' is very disappointing.

Thanks Q