the ministry of love:
Iraq's government said Tuesday that it had ordered an urgent investigation of allegations that many of the 173 detainees [troops of the Third Infantry Division, investigating a mother's complaint about a missing 15-year-old boy] discovered over the weekend in the basement of an Interior Ministry building in a Baghdad suburb had been tortured by their Iraqi captors. A senior Iraqi official who visited the detainees said two appeared paralyzed and others had some of the skin peeled off their bodies by their abusers.
your turing test:
Oil for Nothing:US Holds On Humanitarian SuppliesIraq: 1997-2001
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