Wired magazine just released a batch of ten new Abu Ghraib photos (warning, they’re graphic) [NSFW: Viewer discretion is advised], among them a picture of a naked detainee bleeding profusely from his left leg and another of a female soldier smiling and giving the thumb’s up sign next to a corpse. The magazine obtained these photographs from psychologist Philip Zimbardo, an emeritus professor at Stanford University and an expert witness for one of the soldiers accused of abusing detainees at Abu Ghraib, Sgt. Ivan “Chip” Frederick. In 1971, Zimbardo conducted what is now popularly known as the “Stanford Prison Experiment,” […]
Remember, though, G. W. says “America Doesn’t Torture“.