A female US soldier told army
investigators that photos of prisoners
being abused in Iraq were taken "for
fun", a US military court has heard.
Private Lynndie England faces a number
of charges, ranging from abusing
prisoners at Abu Ghraib jail, to having
photos of them in humiliating poses.
The tribunal is to determine whether
she should be court-martialled.
She could face up to 38 years in priso
if convicted. Her lawyers say she was
acting under orders from superiors.
Abuse claims rock Danish military
Denmark's defence minister has recalle
several senior commanders of its
battalion in Iraq, as an investigation
into alleged prisoner abuse widens.
Soeren Gade said there were doubts
about the officers' judgement, stemming
from claims of mistreatment by an
The Danish army said on Tuesday that
more soldiers were now being
investigated over the allegations.
Correspondents say the scandal has sent
shock waves through Danish society.