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US defense firm compensates Iraqis

PRISON ABUSE:Engility Holdings settled a torture lawsuit against a subsidiary by agreeing to pay US$5.28m to 71 Iraqis detained at Abu Ghraib prison, among others

AP, WASHINGTON

Former US secretary of defense Donald Rumsfeld told US Congress in 2004 that he had found a way to compensate the detainees, but the US Army subsequently has been unable to document a single US government payment for prisoner abuse at Abu Ghraib.

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