Fay Report Annex: Statement of Civilian Contractor (CACI), Screener, 504th Military Intelligence Brigade re: Detainee Processing and Handling at Abu Ghraib Prison

Sworn statement from CACI civilian Contractor, recalled statements made to him/her by female detainee(s). The detainee(s) recounted their experiences at Al Azimiyah Palace. He stated "have never witnessed and physical abuse in Abu Ghraib. I have seen and heard a lot of yelling and screaming during in-processing. The detainees are yelled at to move faster. These were the MPs not the interrogators. I have never observed dugs being used to threaten a detainee." He does recant an incident of a family, a sister and two (2) brothers, where one of the brothers who was mentally handicapped was sexually abused with an instrument in his rectum. Ans also of detainees routinely kept naked in the facility.

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• SWORN STATEMENT
For use of this form, see AR 190-45; the proponent agency is ODCSOPS PRIVACY ACT STATEMENT
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PRINCIPAL PURPOSE: facilitate filing and retrieval.
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Disclosure of your social security number is voluntary.
DISCLOSURE:
4. FILE NUMBER
2. DATE (VVYYMMD0) 3. TIME
1. LOCATION
Abu Ghraib, Detention Facility Baghdad Iraq
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ME, MIDDLE NAME 6. SSN
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CACI, 504th Military Intelligence Brigade, Baghdad Iraq
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WANT TO MAKE THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT UNDER OATH:
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I arrived to Abu Ghraib on 5 December 2003. I have never witnessed and physical abuse in Abu Ghraib. 1 have seen and heard a lot of yelling and screaming during in-processing. The detainees are yelled at to move faster. These were the MPs not theinterrogators. I have never observed dugs being used to threaten a detainee. I never heard any MI tell any MP to "soften-up" a dem . ever witnes s or heard of-any detainee being wear any women underwear. What I know is
• to o made •,
what t. , . d I do not re ca.. the sister. One of the
as told mc. There were two sister
an Iraqi Police captured
lath e old me that they had been taken to Al Azimiyah Palace. c sal at,......
-3 exually abused the other younger brother who isher. He would beat them up and threaten them with their children.
c uld not 't and was bleeding from the rectum. The • •y was crying because he was sexually abuse with a suck uphandicap.
cr outside and beat him until he passed out. They brought him naked and threw himhis rectum. ook
end a message with those captured that he was going to cleanIra . •
t mc. The at e was cad.
got
was an Iraqi officer who was promoted for doing a good job. There was one detainee who said
rn and told him that if he wanted to e his wie and children, he had to pay some money to him. His wife elivered the.money
was present when he was naked and given a cold shower. He was placed on sleep
but he never saw her One interprete n t remember receiving any training. The training we received was nothing in thepatterns and was forced to be naked. c
classroom environment. I felt confident on information we received on dealing with detainees. We didn't get any information on
v there for a while. In January we finally got a policy. I basicallywhat was acceptable and not acceptable until later on wliiiii
,have twc4ndividuals I report to. On the administrative, (CACI) is my immediate supervisor and in the military side it is
. Is there anything else you would like to add to this statement?
A. No.
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CONTAINING THE STATEMENT. I HAVE MADE THIS STATEMENT FREELY WITHOUT HOPE OF
THREAT OF PUNISHMENT, AND WITHOUT COERCION, UNLAWFUL INFLUENCE, OR UNLAWFUL INDUCEMENT .

(Signature of Person Making Statement)

Subscribed and sworn to before me, a person authorized by law to
WITNESSES: administer oaths, this day of
at Abu Ghraib, Detention Facility
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