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Afghan Torture: Danish military investigates


By jimstaro - Posted on 17 September 2010

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Danish military investigates allegations of torture in Afghanistan

September 16, 2010 - COPENHAGEN, Sep. 16, 2010 (Xinhua News Agency) -- The Danish military is currently investigating allegations of torture committed against prisoners in Danish custody by American troops in Afghanistan, Danish state television DR1 reported on Thursday.

The investigation comes after a meeting where Danish minister of defense, Gitte Lillelund Bech, informed the Danish foreign committee that there is a computer disk with pictures allegedly showing the torture scenes.

According to Danish daily Politiken, minister Bech described the scenes as "Abu Ghraib" -- like, referring to the torture scandal at the Iraqi Abu Ghraib prison back in 2004. {read rest}

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