"It's the sinister TV show that's got all of Iraq engrossed. But is parading insurgents on tv and forcing them to confess really the right way to restore confidence in the new government?
'Terrorists in the Hands of Justice' airs six times a week on prime time tv. "It's like a police-detective show," raves one viewer. But humiliating and degrading the mostly Sunni suspects on national tv is increasing ethnic tensions in Iraq. There are allegations it has prompted revenge attacks and that the interrogations are staged. And the fate of most of the alleged insurgents who appear on the show remains unknown." journeymanpictures
"Iraqi and U.S. authorities have disbanded an Iraqi police station in a tense west Baghdad neighborhood after it failed to prevent “insurgent and criminal activity” in the area, the U.S. military announced Saturday.
The military said the disbanding of the Khadra police station occurred on Wednesday when officers were given their last pay check and told to report to the central police station for reassignment.
The announcement comes after a string of independent assessments in the United States that point to severe problems with elements of the Iraqi police."
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Lasrever: What do you think? Are those real confessions or has there been coercion through torture? Reminds me of MEMRITV's website.
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