Email from Todd F. Buchwald to Joshua L. Dorosin, Edward Cummings, and others re: U.S. probe into the alleged murder of an 18-year-old Afghan detainee and the torture of seven other Afghan detainees

Email refers to a news article, which discusses the U.S. Military's CID investigation into allegations of murder and torture of an 18-year-old Afghan Army recruit who was detained by the U.S. The article also discusses the torture of seven Afghan soldiers-detainees.
[News article can be found at: http://www. latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-detai n 21sep21,1,5680056.story?coll=la-homeheadlines].

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Tuesday, September 21, 2004
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Wednesday, December 29, 2004
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Title , Monica J
From: toddandkaren@csi.com Sent: Tuesday, September 21, 2004 6:50 AM To: DorosinJL@state.gov; thessinjh@state.gov; edwardcummings@yahoo.com; •
dolanja@state.gov Subject: U.S. Probing Alleged Abuse of Afghans
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U.S. Probing Alleged Abuse of Afghans
Inquiry focuses on an 18-year-old soldier who died while in American custody. He and seven other prisoners were tortured, witnesses say.
By Craig Pyes and Mark Mazzetti Special to The Times
September 21 2004
GARDEZ, Afghanistan — American military investigators have opened a criminal probe into allegations of murder and torture involving an 18-year-old Afghan army recruit who died while in U.S. custody last year. The new inquiry, which will also focus on the alleged torture of seven other Afghan soldiers, was confirmed Monday by the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command.
The complete article can be viewed at: http://www. latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-detai n 21sep21,1,5680056.story?coll=la-home­headlines
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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF STATE REVIEW AUTHORITY: FRANK E SCHMELZER
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DATE/CASE ID: 17 DEC 2004 200303827

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