Iraq Exhostage Says U.S. Troops Tortured Him


he driver of two ex-French hostages is filing war-crimes charges against
U.S. forces in Iraq.

Syrian driver Mohammed Al-Joundi filed charges of "torture and war crimes"
against Lt. Gen. John Sattler, commander of U.S. marines in Fallujah, at a
Paris court Tuesday morning, Le Parisien reports.

Al-Joundi was also taken hostage by the Islamic Army in Iraq last summer,
along with French reporters Christian Chesnot and Georges Malbrunot.

U.S. soldiers found al-Joundi at a house in Fallujah this fall.

He claims American forces tortured him with electric shocks and staged
three mock executions before releasing him half naked, the newspaper said…

 


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