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Impeach George W. Bush. Impeach Richard Cheney. Do It Now.

Impeach George W. Bush. Impeach Richard Cheney. Do it now.

Politics - Military, spy whistle-blowers allege retaliation - sacbee.com : Spc. Samuel Provance, also dressed in Army green, said he was demoted and humiliated after telling a general investigating the Abu Ghraib scandal that senior officers had covered up the full extent of abuse during interrogations of detainees at the U.S. military prison in Iraq. "Young soldiers were scapegoated while superiors misrepresented what had happened and tried to misdirect attention away from what was really going on," Provance said.... Provance made a new allegation about the Abu Ghraib controversy, saying that U.S. forces had captured the 16-year-old son of an Iraqi general under Saddam Hussein, Hamid Zabar, to pressure the general into providing information. "I was extremely uncomfortable about the way General Zabar had been treated, but particularly the fact that his son had been captured and used in this way," Provance said. "It struck me as morally reprehensible, and I could not understand why our command was doing it."

What, exactly were we doing?

Daily Kos: SacBee: Innocent minors abused at Abu Ghraib : According to... Der Standard, Zabar's son was hosed down with ice water and locked into a cell block with another prisoner notorious for raping fellow inmates. At this point, it is not known whether the minor was actually raped. Apparently the tactic backfired, as General Zabar was "so devastated that he was incapable of giving further testimony".

Please note that these are allegations made in the foreign press not yet confirmed...

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