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Article

23 Dec 2007

Author:
Yvonne Roberts, Guardian [UK]

Gang rape Green Zone?

In 2005, Jamie Leigh Jones…was working in Iraq for military contractor, KBR (a subsidiary of Halliburton) when she says she was drugged and gang-raped by several co-workers…Jamie Leigh Jones and at least 11 other women now claiming they have been raped and sexually assaulted while working in Baghdad's Green Zone…Jamie Leigh…has now filed a civil lawsuit against KBR and Halliburton…Bill Utt, chairman, president and CEO of KBR, issued a memo to employees about the case following extensive coverage in the American media. He said the "safety and security" of employees remains "a top priority". He said the company, having investigated, "disputes portions of Ms Jones' version of the facts"…

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