Victims of US Torture


“One of 10 siblings, he raised sheep, cattle, and goats for sale at the market. He had never been arrested before, never had any dealings with the authorities. They came for him at night. The soldiers knocked on the door. His mother, carrying her six-year-old daughter, went to open the door. A bomb, ‘with nails in it,’ blew open the door, killing his mother and sister. They put him in a vehicle, covering his head with a piece of clothing stained with his mother’s blood. He was released after three months at Abu Ghraib. He was never charged or accused of doing anything wrong.

PHOTO EXHIBIT RESTORES DIGNITY TO VICTIMS OF U.S. TORTURE

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