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Sunday, May 31, 2009

Why the Pentagon Is Probably Lying About its Supressed Sodomy and Rape Photos

 
 

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via The Liberty Voice by sc on 5/31/09

By Naomi Wolf AlterNet. Posted May 30, 2009. This is probably exactly what the photos show, because it happened. The same-sex crimes against detainees have been documented. It is very likely that the Pentagon lying. This is probably exactly what the photos show, because it happened. Precisely these exact sex crimes -- these exact images and these very objects - -- are familiar and well-documented to those of us who follow closely rights organizations reports of what has already been confirmed. The Telegraph of London broke the news -- because the U.S. press is in a drugged stupor - -- that the photos President Barack Obama is refusing to release of detainee abuse depict, among other sexual tortures, an American soldier raping a female detainee and a male translator raping a male prisoner. The paper claims the photos also show anal rape of prisoners with foreign objects such as wires and lightsticks. Retired Army Maj. Gen. Antonio Taguba calls the images "horrific" and "indecent" (but absurdly agrees that Obama should not release them -- proving once again that the definition of hypocrisy is the assertion that the truth is in poor taste). Predictably, a few hours later, the Pentagon issues a formal denial. It is very likely that the Pentagon lying. This is probably exactly what the photos show, because it happened. Precisely these exact sex crimes -- these exact images and these very objects - -- are familiar and well-documented to those of us who follow closely rights organizations reports of what has already been confirmed. Read more.

 
 

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