TV News LIES

Wednesday, Jun 20th

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News Human Rights Lawyer in long fight for former Abu Ghraib detainees

Lawyer in long fight for former Abu Ghraib detainees

E-mail Print PDF

Abu GhraibA Detroit-area lawyer has been fighting for almost a decade to win compensation for four men who spent time in Iraq's notorious Abu Ghraib prison.

CACI Premier Technology, a Virginia company that handled interrogations at Abu Ghraib, has asked a federal judge to dismiss Shereef Akeel's lawsuit, the Detroit Free Press reported Thursday. A hearing is scheduled Friday in Arlington, Va.

Akeel first became involved with Abu Ghraib in 2004 when a man named Saleh visited his law office in Troy, Mich., and described beatings and torture at a prison in Iraq. After seeing the man's story confirmed by a report on "60 Minutes," Akeel traveled to Iraq to interview detainees.

The lawsuit has faced a number of hurdles. Three of Akeel's clients have been barred from flying to the United States to give depositions. CACI has said they are on the "no-fly" list as known or suspected terrorists.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Officials likely lost track of thousands more unaccompanied migrant children than report

More immigrant children lost than reportedTrump administration officials may have lost track of thousands more unaccompanied migrant children than previously reported,...

U.S. expected to withdraw from U.N. human rights council

US to leave UN Human Rights Council The United States is expected to announce Tuesday that it will withdraw from the U.N. Human...

Mass. Gov. Charlie Baker rescinds National Guard offer over family separations

Baker rescinds National Guard offer Citing federal government actions that are “resulting in the inhumane treatment of children,” Massachusetts Gov. Charlie...

Children Separated From Parents At The Border Heard In Heartbreaking New Audio

Detention center for immigrant childrenProPublica, a nonprofit news organization, published audio on Monday of children crying out for their parents...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!