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Victims got better deal, says Iraq prison torturer

Lynndie England, the female soldier who became the face of the Abu Ghraib prison torture scandal after she was photographed abusing Iraqi prisoners, is still refusing to apologise.

Eight years on, the 28-year-old from West Virginia claims saying sorry would be wrong.

Photographs showed England and fellow soldiers taunting Iraqi prisoners at Abu Ghraib prison, tying dog leashes around their necks and grinning at pile of naked bodies.

But England showed no remorse towards her victims.

Their lives are better," she said. "They got the better end of the deal. They weren't innocent. They're trying to kill us, and you want me to apologise to them? It's like saying sorry to the enemy."

Irish Independent