TITLE

Seeing Red

PUB. DATE
December 2004
SOURCE
New Republic;12/20/2004, Vol. 231 Issue 25, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the reaction of conservatives in the United States to the International Committee of the Red Cross's (ICRC) report that it found conditions in the enemy combatant detention facility at Guantánamo Bay to be "tantamount to torture." Report that "The Wall Street Journal" suggested that the U.S. work to revoke the ICRC's status in revising the Geneva Conventions; Statement that Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld criticized the ICRC, suggesting that the organization was advocating the release of terrorists; Report that Rumsfeld had, for three years, used the presence of the ICRC at Guantánamo Bay to prevent further human rights monitoring; Statement that President George W. Bush administration lawyers argued that evidence yielded from torture is admissible in a military tribunal.
ACCESSION #
15340162

 

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