Iraqi Detainee Says Interrogator Ordered Prisoner Abuse

  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    Embed <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/4282188/4282189" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
  • Transcript

The defense in the court-martial of Spc. Charles Graner seeks to show that the abuse of detainees was taking place before Graner arrived at Abu Ghraib. An Iraqi detainee testified that Graner beat him with a chair on the orders of an interrogator. A member of Graner's unit testified that Graner routinely disobeyed orders. Hear NPR's Jackie Northam.

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.