Looking into the eyes of Iraqi detainees

By Brennavan Sritharan

More than a decade has passed since we first saw the horrors of Abu Ghraib, but they remain seared into our collective memory.

Piles of bruised, naked bodies lorded over by grinning soldiers, collared men dragged across the floor with dog leashes, triumphant posing over mutilated corpses and, most strikingly of all, a hooded man balanced in a box with electrodes wired to his fingertips. These were tortures explicitly authorised by the US Government. Their aim? To erase the humanity of the detainees.

Chris Bartlett chose to address this injustice through photography, using his camera as a tool to restore the …read more

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