Obama changes stance will prevent hundreds of published photographs of prisoner abuse (Figure)
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International Online News: U.S. 13, said White House spokesman Robert Gibbs, Barack Obama has changed position of the United States will seek to to prevent the Bush administration released hundreds of shows during the U.S. personnel abusing prisoners in Iraq and Afghanistan pictures.
Earlier this year, a U.S. court under civil rights Civil Liberties Union, asked about the appeal with the Department of Defense released the photos. April 24, the Defense Department announced on May 28 published the photos. These photos related to 2001 to 2006 from more than 60 abuse cases. Obama has said the government was not opposed to open these photos. But Obama has notified the White House last week, judicial aides said, he listened to the views of military commanders to change their views.
Gibbs, 13, told a news conference, Obama will be the Court of Appeal, asked to stop publication of these photos. He said: “Last week, Obama met with his legal team, because he was disturbed by the photos released, he believed that releasing the photos may inspire anti-American sentiment in Iraq and endanger U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan security. “
Gibbs stressed that although Obama opposed to abuse of the basic position has not changed, and favor continue to pursue wrongdoing in the prisoner abuse cases, the responsibility, but U.S. public opinion that Obama Today, photos of prisoner abuse horse’s attitude and his CIA torture documents released last month to support the practice of greater contrast, will lead to civil rights organizations and some Democrats dissatisfaction.