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AR 15-6 Investigation (Ramadi Palace, Iraq, July 11-12, 2003) re: Administrative Reprimand for Captian Involved in Detainee Abuse

July 21, 2003 | DOA | ACLU-RDI 1142
Administrative reprimand in accordance with investigation which found a Captain guilty of "unprofessional behavior" towards detainees and his "attempts to coerce and intimidate members of [his] unit in order to sidetrack the investigation into these actions" stemming from the abuse of detainees at Ramadi Palace, Iraq – July 11-12, 2003. This document is part of an investigation in to an incident related to ACLU RDI 1136 through 1171.
  • 2003-07-29, Ramadi Palace (Rifles Base) (Camp Blue Diamond), Iraq
    • AR 15-6 Investigation (Ramadi Palace, Iraq, July 11-12, 2003). Members of an Army Rifle Company witnessed the abuse of several detainees who were bound. Their sworn statements state that the Military Police officers were kicking and punching the detainees. The soldiers of the Rifle Company told the MPs that their actions were wrong and that the Geneva Conventions applied to the EPWs. The Military Police responded that the Geneva Conventions did not apply. A Captain of the MP Unit has been specifically mentioned as giving orders and/or instructions to soldiers involved.