DIA Office of the Inspector General Memo re: Concerns Relating to Iraq Prison Situation

This memo summarizes a conversation with a DIA personnel who was involved in detainee interrogations in Iraq. The DIA personnel corroborated a Washington Post article describing incidents occurring at Iraqi prisons and that senior leadership knew of or were aware of the incidents going on at the prisons. The DIA personnel did not personally witness any abuse, but was certain the accusations and accounts in the Washington Post piece were accurate.

Non-legal Memo
Wednesday, May 5, 2004
Tuesday, April 5, 2005


APR-06-2005 22:15 US ATTORNEYS OFFICE 212

Defense Intelligence Agency
Office of the Inspector General
Office for Investigations
Report of Conversation

Date: S May 2004 Time: 1020

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Subject: Concerns relating 10 IRAQ Prison Situation
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