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Monday, August 11, 2003

Incident: Yassen detained

According to an interview she will give to The American Prospect, today, Khadeja Yassen will be arrested by US forces. She is the sister of former Vice President Taha Yasin Ramadan al-Jizrawi, a high-ranking official of the Hussein government, however she is a 51 year-old former school principal.

She will be held for five months at various locations, including Abu Ghraib. While detained, she claims that she was threatened with dogs. When asked if she was sexually harassed in any way, she responds

I won't answer this question. I promised them I would not say anything about this.


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