U.S. Soldier Sentenced for Iraqi Prison Abuse

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Specialist Jeremy Sivits will serve one year in prison for his part in the Iraqi prisoner abuse scandal. He pleaded guilty to four counts of abusing prisoners. Sivits faced lesser charges after agreeing to cooperate with the prosecution.


Eugene (Gene) Fidell
*President of National Institute of Military Justice, a non-profit organization

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