July 8, 2005 |
An Army judge at Ft. Hood refused to step aside for Pfc. Lynndie England's trial on charges of abusing prisoners in Iraq, saying he was not to blame for her botched guilty plea. Col. James Pohl rejected an argument by the defense that he asked inappropriate questions of a witness, Pvt. Charles A. Graner Jr., the reputed abuse ringleader.
March 11, 2005 |
U.S. Army reservist Lynndie England, who was shown holding a naked Iraqi prisoner on a leash in some of the most inflammatory photographs that exposed abuse at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq, will be court-martialed on May 3, the Army said in Ft. Hood. Pfc.
September 24, 2005 |
A psychologist testified that Pvt. Lynndie England suffered from depression and that her mental condition, coupled with an overly compliant personality, made her a heedless participant in the abuse of inmates at Abu Ghraib prison. Xavier Amador, a clinical psychologist from New York, said England's soldier boyfriend, Charles Graner, was her "social accomplice" whom she relied upon without reservation to guide her behavior.
October 14, 2004 |
Pfc. Lynndie R. England, the Army reservist seen in some of the most notorious photos in the Abu Ghraib prisoner abuse scandal in Iraq, has given birth to a boy fathered by another soldier charged in the case. The 21-year-old had the baby at the hospital at Ft. Bragg, N.C., said Col. Billy Buckner, an Army spokesman.
September 1, 2004 |
Prosecutors ended a military court hearing at Ft. Bragg for a soldier shown in photos of naked Iraqi prisoners by requesting an additional charge of "maltreatment and cruelty" against Pfc. Lynndie R. England. The hearing to determine whether England should face a full court-martial adjourned without testimony from any of the witnesses sought by the defense, including Vice President Dick Cheney and Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld. Col. Denise J.
August 6, 2004
Re "Abused Iraqi Detainees Said to Hold No Intelligence Value," Aug. 4: It is very depressing to witness the "dumping on" of Pfc. Lynndie England at the preliminary hearing of the pregnant, young Reserve soldier who was miraculously running policy and operations at the infamous Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq all by herself, while the brass sat around in their officers quarters, totally oblivious. Why are their heads not rolling for dereliction of duty? Alex Sheppard Reseda On Page 11, you've an article about England's hearing for her part in the prison brutalities fostered by both military and private contract personnel (Aug.