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Tuesday, September 27, 2005

Abu Ghraib Convictions and U.S. Correctional Policy
As reported on and elsewhere, Lynndie England, the U.S. Army private photographed holding a nude Iraqi man on a leash, was convicted on Sep. 26 of abusing detainees at Baghdad's Abu Ghraib prison and faces up to 10 years in jail.

The Abu Ghraib scandal shocked the world, but the abuse there was not an isolated incident, as it reflected a violent, inhumane culture that is widespread throughout the correctional system in the United States, where strikingly similar violence regularly occurs at prisons across the country. The New Release TORTURE: AMERICA'S BRUTAL PRISONS exposes this shameful "secret" through survelliance videos and interviews with guards who have broken the "green wall" of silence to become whisteblowers, as it visits correctional institutions in Texas, Florida and California.

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