Monday, June 05, 2006

Have We No Shame?


The Baltimore Sun
U.S. to drop Geneva rule, officials say
Clause bars humiliation, degradation of detainees
By Julian E. Barnes
Originally published June 5, 2006
WASHINGTON // The Pentagon has decided to omit from new detainee policies a key tenet of the Geneva Conventions that explicitly bans "humiliating and degrading treatment," according to knowledgeable military officials, a step that would mark a further shift away from strict adherence to international human rights standards.

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Anonymous Dutchlady said...

Dude, your government is seriously wacko. Wanna live with us?

12:21 AM  
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5:35 PM  
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