Lack of Compensation for Iraqi Victims of Military Torture: A Persistent Human Rights Violation

Abu Ghraib cell block

As we mark the 20th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq, it is disheartening to acknowledge that justice remains elusive for countless Iraqis who suffered unimaginable horrors during their detention at facilities like Abu Ghraib. Human Rights Watch (HRW) recently sounded the alarm, bringing to the forefront a critical issue that continues to haunt the victims and their families.

Egyptian Engineer Khaled Radwan Zaghloul Sentenced to 5 Years in Iraq: an Injustice and Human Rights Abuse.

Khaled Radwan Sentenced to 5 Years in Iraq

Khaled Radwan, a renowned Egyptian engineer who contributed significantly to infrastructure projects in Iraq, has been sentenced to five years in jail over a financial dispute with his former employer. Despite lacking evidence, Radwan was subjected to extreme torture and inhumane treatment, denied legal representation, and forced to confess. Radwan’s case highlights the corruption and human rights violations rampant in Iraq’s judicial system and underscores the need for reform.