Wednesday, April 25, 2007

UN Slams Failure to Grant Due Process

RAMADI-JANUARY 23, 2007: A U.S. Marine leads detainees towards a combat outpost. According to American forces, the detainees were captured after a someone in a vehicle opened fire on U.S. and Iraqi troops. The forces killed one and detained seven others from the vehicle and another following it.
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From IraqSlogger, "the new UN report on human rights criticized Coalition authorities for indefinitely holding detainees without charge or trial, charging, "The current legal arrangements at the detention facilities do not fulfill the requirement to grant detainees due process."
Read full UN report here. (pdf)

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