Abu Ghraib scandal and how it happened

HBO documentary interviews guards and prisoners

February 22, 2007|By KEVIN THOMPSON | KEVIN THOMPSON,Cox News Service

The images shocked and outraged the nation.

Under the orders of U.S. soldiers, many of whom were smiling and giving a thumbs up to the cameras, Iraqi detainees at Abu Ghraib prison were seen performing humiliating acts while stripped naked.

On TV Ghosts of Abu Ghraib airs at 9:30 tonight on HBO.

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