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AR 15-6 Investigation: Statement of Soldier re: Incident at Ramadi Palace, Iraq, July 11-12, 2003

July 13, 2003 | DOA | ACLU-RDI 1146
Sworn statement for investigation an incident where an Army Captain abused a detainee. The Soldier witnessed the Captain yelling at the detainees in a threatening manner, but did not witness the Captain striking the detainees. This document relates to an AR 15-6 investigations in to alleged detainee abuse 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.