Guards stand at a cell block at the renovated Abu Ghraib prison, now renamed Baghdad Central Prison and run by Iraqis in Baghdad, Iraq February 21, 2009. (AP/Karim Kadim)
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The Pentagon has pledged to release part of a trove of photographs related to the abuse of prisoners at U.S. detention centers in Iraq and Afghanistan, a top U.S. rights group said Wednesday.In March 2015, a U.S. judge ordered the government to release the photos, but the Pentagon appealed that ruling.U.S. soldiers were implicated in the torture and sexual humiliation of Iraqi prisoners at Baghdad's Abu Ghraib prison when the U.S. military ran it in 2004, a scandal that first broke when photos showing soldiers abusing detainees were published in U.S. media.
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