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'Torture' at secret Iraq jail in Baghdad

'In 2006, the UN's special rapporteur on torture said the situation was 'out of control' and might be worse than under Saddam Hussein.' 'Torture' at secret Iraq jail in Baghdad --Allegations of torture have regularly emerged since the US-led invasion 28 Apr 2010 Routine torture, including electric shocks and sexual abuse, was inflicted on detainees held in a secret prison in Baghdad, Human Rights Watch says. The group's findings are based on interviews with more than 40 people, including a British man who said Iraqi army interrogators were responsible... One of the prisoners, a 68-year-old man with dual British and Iraqi citizenship, said he had been harshly beaten, sodomised and had electric current passed through his genitals. [Saddam Hussein: Clearly the better deal, six ways to Sunday.]