Torture as official US military policy

UK lawmakers accuse US of grave rights violations

The United States has committed “grave violations of human rights” against prisoners in Guantanamo Bay, Afghanistan and Iraq, the Foreign Affairs Committee of Britain’s parliament said in a report on Friday.

Pentagon will not try 17 G.I.’s implicated in prisoners’ deaths

Despite recommendations by Army investigators, commanders have decided not to prosecute 17 American soldiers implicated in the deaths of three prisoners in Iraq and Afghanistan in 2003 and 2004, according to a new accounting released Friday by the Army.