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Abu Ghraib on Trial: Survivors Confront Their Abusers

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On ‘Psychology Behind the Headlines,’ hosts Patricia Wu, Jessica Reyes, and guest therapist Ryan Heapy discuss the enduring psychological impact of the Abu Ghraib abuses.

The Long Shadow of Trauma


Abuse and torture leave lasting emotional and psychological wounds.

Accountability for Healing


While true healing is a long journey, holding those responsible for abuses accountable sends a crucial message. It affirms survivors’ experiences, challenges unjust systems of power, and helps deter future atrocities.

Upholding Human Rights in War

Even during war, respecting the inherent dignity of all people is paramount. Ryan Heapy emphasizes the importance of setting a higher standard, and why violations like those at Abu Ghraib undermine a nation’s moral authority.

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