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Rape, beatings and bribery: Iraqi police out of control

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In this vast and largely unaccountable security apparatus, with almost a million people in uniform, corruption is rife. One of the most common ploys is to arrest innocent people and then charge hundreds or even thousands of dollars for them to be released.

“The Iraqi security forces are out of control,” Abu Aliya said. “If you quarrel with a simple soldier, even one out of uniform, he will arrest you and your family. This is happening everywhere, all the time.”

TVNL Comment: How many people does George W. Bush says that he "freed?" There is your Bush style is called freedom to run a tyrannical world!


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