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Torture and abuse rife in Iraq jails, Amnesty report says

Torture and abuse rife in Iraq jails, Amnesty report says --Study finds prisoners, many detained by US forces, being held without rights by Iraqi security forces 13 Sep 2010 Up to 30,000 prisoners, including many veterans of the US detention system, are being held without rights in Iraq and are frequently tortured or abused according to a report by Amnesty International. The study has found that the human rights situation remains dire in Iraq, with arbitrary arrests and secret detention common, as well as a lack of accountability throughout the security forces.