U.S. Demands Egyptian Retraction for Faked Abuse Photos

(AP/Newsday) - The U.S. Embassy in Cairo last week demanded a retraction for photographs published in the Egyptian press that it said were faked pictures of American soldiers sexually abusing female prisoners in Iraq. "They are clearly staged photos, done by actors," the embassy said in a statement. "[We] have conclusive evidence that they originated on a pornographic website." "Their publication needlessly inflames an already heated atmosphere," the statement added.

2004-05-10 00:00:00

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