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30 Jun 2008

Center for Constitutional Rights

CCR Files Four New Abu Ghraib Torture Lawsuits Targeting Military Contractors in U.S. Courts

Four former Abu Ghraib detainees who were wrongly imprisoned, tortured and later released without charge are suing two U.S. military contractor corporations and three individual contractors, according to four separate lawsuits being filed today by their U.S. legal team. The defendants are CACI International Inc. and CACI Premier Technology, Inc.,…L-3 Services Inc., a…division of L-3 Communications Corp… and three individual contractors… The lawsuits allege that the defendants committed multiple violations of U.S. law, including torture, war crimes, and civil conspiracy. CACI…provided interrogators at Abu Ghraib, and L-3…provided translators at the prison… According to the lawsuits, the individual contractor defendants allegedly “tortured, and conspired with others to torture.” [also refers to Titan (now part of L-3)]

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CACI & L-3 face four new lawsuits in USA regarding Abu Ghraib abuses

Abu Ghraib lawsuits against CACI, Titan (now L-3)