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Medical Report: 74-Year-Old Iraqi Male, Camp Cuervo, Baghdad, Iraq re: Follow-Up Medical Exam for Eye Injury (062-04-CID254-80294)

July 30, 2004 | DOA | ACLU-RDI 1071
This is a follow-up medical exam for a 74 year-old detainee who alleges he was hit in the eye by coaliton forces two days prior to exam. Eye shows evidence of possible abuse. Referred to CID. CID# 0262-04-CID259-80294
  • 2004-04-29, Camp Rustamiyah (Camp Cuervo) (Camp Muleskinner), Iraq
    • Investigation into two detainees' allegation that they had been assaulted by U.S. forces while being transported from Camp Cuervo to Abu Ghraib. One detainee reported that the soldier who assaulted him said "It's all because of you mother fuckers!" just before assaulting him. That detainee said that the soldier punched and kicked him in the head and struck him in the eye with a rifle stock, then charged the bolt of his rifle, at which point other soldiers restrained him. The other detainee said that he was struck in the eye and thigh with a rifle stock. The soldier admitted that he might have kicked one of the detainees. Other soldiers denied seeing any abuse. The investigation determined that there was "insufficient evidence to prove or disprove the allegations of abuse."