"Waiting To See Prisoners"
Iraqi women wait behind
the fence outside the Abu Ghraib prison near
Baghdad, Iraq, trying to get a possible appointment for a visit with their
relatives, Thursday, May 13, 2004. The prison also became the site of an
extortion racket in which an Iraqi translator collected hundreds of dollars
from families begging for visits with loved ones inside. After pleading with
American guards for information on their locked-up relatives led nowhere,
families were willing to pay anything for arranged unauthorized meetings
between families and detainees.