Military interrogator pleads guilty to Afghan detainee assault

[JURIST] A US Army interrogator pleaded guilty Tuesday to dereliction of duty and assault of 22-year old Afghan detainee [JURIST report] Dilawar [Wikipedia profile], who died in December 2002 at Bagram Control Point [Global Security profile] near Kabul. Spc. Glendale C. Walls admitted to pushing Dilawar during interrogation and watching former Sgt. Selena M. Salcedo [JURIST report] and former Spc. Joshua R. Claus abuse Dilawar. Last week Pfc. Willie V. Brand was convicted by a military jury [JURIST report] for assault, maltreatment, false official swearing and maiming of Dilawar. AP has more.

 

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