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New Details of Brutality Emerge from Abu Ghraib

The Washington Post reports new pictures and short videos show prisoners being physically and sexually abused at Abu Ghraib last year. According to the paper, sworn statements from detainees describe a range of abuse more brutal than previously reported. Several hundred prisoners at Abu Ghraib were freed Friday. Hear NPR's Eric Westervelt.

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Eric Westervelt is a San Francisco-based correspondent for NPR's National Desk. He has reported on major events for the network from wars and revolutions in the Middle East and North Africa to historic wildfires and terrorist attacks in the U.S.