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Lawmakers View Images From Iraq

Lawmakers who viewed hundreds of images of mistreatment of Iraqi prisoners said Wednesday that the photographs were even more graphic than they had expected, and included pictures of forced sexual acts between male detainees, a soldier posing with the body of a dead prisoner, and consensual sex between American soldiers. All afternoon, a parade of solemn Senate and House members filed into secure rooms in the Capitol and in the House Rayburn Office Building to view about 1,800 images, many of them duplicates, along with some video clips. The lawmakers emerged shaken and aghast, even though they had already seen some of the images in news photographs. “What we saw is appalling,” the Senate majority leader, Bill Frist of Tennessee, told reporters. Full Story

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