U.S. soldier England faces sentence in Abu Ghraib abuse




 
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September 27th, 2005  
Duty Honor Country
 
 

Topic: U.S. soldier England faces sentence in Abu Ghraib abuse


Just following orders...MY

By Adam Tanner

FORT HOOD, Texas (Reuters) - Guards at Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison took orders from military intelligence officers, the ringleader of the abuse scandal testified on Tuesday at the sentencing hearing of Lynndie England.

England, 22, was convicted on Monday of abuse such as holding a leash to a naked Iraqi prisoner's neck when she was a U.S. Army private working as a guard at the prison.

Her former lover Charles Graner, who is serving a 10-year sentence for abuses at the prison outside Baghdad, testified as a witness for England, who faces up to nine years in prison...

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September 27th, 2005  
phoenix80
 
 
September 28th, 2005  
Duty Honor Country
 
 
she got 3 years in prison. I wish she had gotten more
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September 28th, 2005  
Redleg
 
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Doody
she got 3 years in prison. I wish she had gotten more
I heard it on the news this morning..

Quote:
FORT HOOD, Texas (Reuters) - Lynndie England, the U.S. soldier pictured holding a leash to a naked Iraqi inmate at Abu Ghraib prison in a scandal that prompted global outrage, was sentenced on Tuesday to three years in prison and given a dishonourable discharge.

In sentencing testimony just hours before, England, who had faced a maximum of nine years behind bars, said she was sorry for her actions but said she remained an American patriot.
http://today.reuters.co.uk/news/news...IRAQ-ABUSE.xml
September 29th, 2005  
warhappy100
 
 
She should have gotten more like 12 years plus 2 month at Abu
for her crime.
September 29th, 2005  
Italian Guy
 
 
Those criminal idiots ruined everybody's reputation and efforts. She should have gotten 10 yrs at least.
September 29th, 2005  
Duty Honor Country
 
 
i saw this headline and got pretty mad

Pfc. England Sorry for Infamous Pictures

http://www.guardian.co.uk/worldlates...307975,00.html

It seems she is sorry for the pictures because they have caused attacks against US troops. No where does she say that what she or anyone else did was wrong.

I am thinking that the lack of morals in America is definately reflected in the military. I love how the Army thinks that the Army Values has an effect on people.