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Article 32 Proceedings: Transcript of Hearing at Camp Bucca, Iraq

Aug. 27, 2003 | DOD | ACLU-RDI 1306
This is the transcript of the Article 32 Proceeding investigating the charges of detainee abuse committed by Sergeant Scott A. McKenzie and three other soldiers of detainees as they arrived at Camp Bucca on May 12, 2003. The charges include abusing a detainee by kicking him in his groin, encouraging other to do the same and attempting to cover the incident of abuse up after the fact. Sergeant McKenzie and the other soldiers were represented by counsel and witnesses were sworn in and questioned by direct examination and cross-examination.