ACLU Presses Court For Iraq, Afghanistan Abuse Photos

Law360, Los Angeles (January 15, 2014, 5:03 PM EST) -- The American Civil Liberties Union and other human rights organizations renewed their attempts on Wednesday to force the U.S. Department of Defense to release photos of prisoner abuse in U.S. facilities in Iraq and Afghanistan, arguing conditions had changed since the DOD last rejected their requests.

The plaintiffs’ motion, filed in New York federal court, asked the DOD to comply with its 2003 Freedom of Information Act request seeking records related to the death and treatment of detainees held in U.S. custody abroad, including photos of...
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Case Information

Case Title

American Civil Liberties Union et al v. Department of Defense et al

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Freedom of Information Act


Alvin K. Hellerstein

Date Filed

June 2, 2004

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