Decade of Attempts by CACI to block Abu Ghraib torture lawsuit end as judge sets trial date

February 28, 2019

...The Center for Constitutional Rights, which represents the Iraqis pursuing the lawsuit, stated in a press release, “Judge Leonie Brinkema’s rejection of CACI’s latest motions means that, nearly 15 years to the date when the world first saw the shocking photos of naked, hooded Iraqis stacked in human pyramids and subjected to horrific abuse, three of the original Abu Ghraib survivors in the case—Suhail Al Shimari, Asa’ad Al Zuba’e, and Salah Al-Ejaili—will finally be able to have their day in court.”

“They will be permitted to testify either live or by video link, representing a rare opportunity for the American public to hear directly from victims of this historic human rights atrocity,” CCR added. ...

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March 13, 2019