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Abuse Allegations Emerge from Southern Iraq Prison

Reports of detainee abuses in Iraq have focused on Abu Ghraib prison, west of Baghdad. But now, a Canadian civilian has filed a lawsuit claiming he was tortured by U.S. troops at the Camp Bucca detention center in southern Iraq, and witnessed the abuse of other prisoners. Camp Bucca officials deny abuses ever took place. NPR's Ari Shapiro reports.

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Ari Shapiro has been one of the hosts of All Things Considered, NPR's award-winning afternoon newsmagazine, since 2015. During his first two years on the program, listenership to All Things Considered grew at an unprecedented rate, with more people tuning in during a typical quarter-hour than any other program on the radio.