Amnesty International released a report stating that Iraq routinely tortures detainees in secret prisons. Meanwhile, at least four Iraqis were killed and seven more were wounded in reported violence.
In Baghdad, a bomb at a brigadier general’s house in Ghazaliya killed him, while a second bomb wounded four others. Gunmen stormed a home in Mushahda, forced a man and his son outside, and killed them both. Two Katyusha rockets fell in the Tigris River near the Green Zone.
In Mosul, a pair of bombs targeting a police patrol wounded two people.
The government is trying to quell anger in Diwaniya, but critics think it is too little too late.
An I.E.D. targeting a U.S. patrol exploded in Taji but no casualties were reported.