Monday, June 20, 2005

Marines release horrific photo of recently tortured prisoner

In this photograph, made available by the U.S. Marines an Iraqi man sits on the floor with welts and lacerations across his back and arms from being tortured with electricity while held captive, according to the Marines. The man, along with three others, were discovered by Iraqi Security Forces and Marines from 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment inside what the Marines say was an insurgent torture chamber in the city of Karabilah, Iraq during Operation Spear. (AP Photo/USMC Cpl Neill A. Sevelius)

Paging Senator Durbin......Would Senator Durbin please pick up the white courtesy phone...