Abuse Claims in S. Iraq Prison Reports of detainee abuses in Iraq have focused on Abu Ghraib prison, west of Baghdad. But now, a Canadian civilian has filed a lawsuit claiming he was tortured by U.S. troops at the Camp Bucca detention center in southern Iraq, and witnessed the abuse of other prisoners. Camp Bucca officials deny abuses ever took place. NPR's Ari Shapiro reports.
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Abuse Allegations Emerge from Southern Iraq Prison

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Abuse Allegations Emerge from Southern Iraq Prison

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Reports of detainee abuses in Iraq have focused on Abu Ghraib prison, west of Baghdad. But now, a Canadian civilian has filed a lawsuit claiming he was tortured by U.S. troops at the Camp Bucca detention center in southern Iraq, and witnessed the abuse of other prisoners. Camp Bucca officials deny abuses ever took place. NPR's Ari Shapiro reports.

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