Hassan Al-Azzawi
Abu Ghraib Detainee
Baghdad, Iraq
Hassan Al-Azzawi
"There was a person wearing civilian clothes, and giving them orders, I think he belonged to the private companies. Then they cuffed my hands again, and they cuffed my hands again, and they ripped my clothes in a savage way, even my underwear, I stayed naked, totally naked."
- Hassan Al-Azzawi

Hassan was an electrical engineer in Iraq prior to the American occupation. A family man with no military ties he was taken into custody in December 2003 while reconstructing a building that had been vandalized. Shortly after that he was sent to Abu Ghraib.