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Wed Jan 9, 2013, 06:20 AM

Ex-Abu Ghraib inmates get $5m settlement from US firm


The US handed over control of all of its detainment centres to Iraq in 2010

A defence contractor whose subsidiary was accused of conspiring to torture Abu Ghraib prisoners has settled with former inmates for $5m (3m).

US firm Engility Holdings paid 71 people held at Abu Ghraib, Baghdad, and other US-run prisons, on behalf of L-3 Services, according to a legal filing found by the Associated Press.

L-3 provided translators to the US military in post-war Iraq.

Images of abuse at Abu Ghraib in 2004 sparked international outage.

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bahrbearian Jan 2013 #1

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Wed Jan 9, 2013, 09:10 AM

1. I'm sure they made a tidy Profit too.

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