استخدمت الولايات المتحدة الامريكية الكميرا كجهاز تعذيب بحق سجناء ابو غريب لتضيف اذلالاً اضافياً للسجناء يتبولوا عليها وكانوا يتخطوا عراة من فوقها ويتم تكديسهم عراة على شكل اهرام . وقد اخذت العديد من الصور للسجناء والتي تشكل عملا منحطاً .
ويؤكد المصور كريس بارتليت الى انه قام بتجميع هذه الصور والتي التقطت لمعتقلين عراقيين اثناء حجزهم في سجن ابو غريب وتلقيهم اسوء انواع العذاب وانه سيقوم بعرضهم في معرض خاص في نيويورك , مؤكداً الى انه ما من شخص رأى الصور الى وان اصابه الفزع واشاح بوجه بعيداً . وفي سبيل ذلك يذكر قصصاً لاشخاص التقى بهم عراقيين منهم من وافق على عرض صوره كما هي ومنهم من طلب تعتيم الصورة والذي يطلق على معرضه (المعتقلون العراقيون ) وتحت عنوان اشخاص عاديون ومحن غير عادية .
ومن بين القصص التي قابلها في عمان تمهيداً لرفع قضايا على ةزارة الدفاع الامريكية من قبل المعتقلين في عام 2006 لامرأة تم اعتقالها وتهديدها بالاغتصاب في اثناء رؤية ابنها وقد اجبر بدخول القفص من قبل جنود امريكيون , وقد اطلق سراحها بعد سبعة اشهر من الاعتقال دون اية تهم .
وقصة اخرى لشخص اعتقل ستة اشهر عارياً مربوطاً بباب وكذلك الصور ادناه لاشخاص بعد اطلاق سراحهم وقصة كل واحد اسفل الصورة باللغة الانجليزية .
Detained January 20, 2004 – May 28, 2004
Bartlett: “He was put in a steel cage a meter wide and a meter high. ‘I asked why they are doing this, so they hit me.’”
Detained November, 2005 – May, 2006
“He does not remember how long he was in that cell, but he thinks it was a month. Then they took him to Abu Ghraib. ‘First they got me naked, and they tied my hands to the door. My detention lasted six months. I was always naked, always tied to the door, they brought the dogs to us.’”
Detained August, 2003 – March, 2004
“They have made the prisoners dance. ‘If they didn’t dance in the disco room, they would have been beaten. After 12 hours, they would end up in a hospital room. One of the men told me, “you’re better off with one leg. You don’t have to go there.”‘”
Detained from January to July 2004
“Divorced with seven children, she is an accountant in Baghdad. ‘They put me in a room and they put my son in a cage in front of me.’ The soldier said to her, ‘Confess that you know terrorists or I will send you to a place where they will rape you. They will do things to you that you could never imagine.’”
Detained December 16,2003 – March 10, 2004.
“One of 10 siblings, he raised sheep, cattle, and goats for sale at the market. He had never been arrested before, never had any dealings with the authorities. They came for him at night. The soldiers knocked on the door. His mother, carrying her six-year-old daughter, went to open the door. A bomb, ‘with nails in it,’ blew open the door, killing his mother and sister. They put him in a vehicle, covering his head with a piece of clothing stained with his mother’s blood. He was released after three months at Abu Ghraib. He was never charged or accused of doing anything wrong.”
Detained October 3, 2003 – October 13, 2004.
At Abu Ghraib, he stood on a cardboard box, hooded and holding electric wires. “They forced him to lie on the ground, loudspeakers blasting music into his ears. The ordeal lasted only a day, ‘but it felt like two years.’ They beat him regularly, and, on three occasions, subjected him to electric shock treatments. ‘It feels like your eyes will explode,’ a soldier said, ‘we are doing what the interrogators want. They want us to make your life very difficult so you will answer the questions.’ After his release, he founded the Association of Victims of American Occupation Prisons in Baghdad. ‘There is not one person in prison in Iraq who has not been subjected to some kind of abuse.’”
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