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Last Updated: Thursday, 16 February 2006, 07:34 GMT
In pictures: New Abu Ghraib images

Image of prisoner at Iraq's Abu Ghraib jail broadcast by Australia's SBS TV network

These previously unpublished images show apparent US abuse of prisoners in Iraq's Abu Ghraib jail in 2003. WARNING: Some readers may find the following images distressing or offensive.

Image of prisoner at Iraq's Abu Ghraib jail broadcast by Australia's SBS TV network

They are part of a group of more than 100 photographs and four videos taken at Abu Ghraib and later handed to the US army's Criminal Investigations Division.

Image of prisoner at Iraq's Abu Ghraib jail broadcast by Australia's SBS TV network

The images are said to be from the same source as those that led to several US troops being jailed. Some of the new images are too gruesome to be shown.

Image of prisoners at Iraq's Abu Ghraib jail broadcast by Australia's SBS TV network

A number of the images are versions of the photographs that caused outrage when they were initially leaked.

Image of prisoners at Iraq's Abu Ghraib jail broadcast by Australia's SBS TV network

US civil liberties groups are calling for a fresh inquiry into the abuses.

Image of prisoner at Iraq's Abu Ghraib jail broadcast by Australia's SBS TV network

Several of the images concern sexual humiliation of prisoners.

Image of prisoners at Iraq's Abu Ghraib jail broadcast by Australia's SBS TV network

The pictures have been broadcast by Arabic television stations and may further inflame Arab anger.

Image of prisoner at Iraq's Abu Ghraib jail broadcast by Australia's SBS TV network

The SBS network which published the pictures says it is confident they are genuine.

Image of prisoner at Iraq's Abu Ghraib jail broadcast by Australia's SBS TV network

There are few images of identifiable US soldiers.

Image of prisoner at Iraq's Abu Ghraib jail broadcast by Australia's SBS TV network

Some of the video footage apparently shows one prisoner abusing himself by bashing his own head against a wall.





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