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Tuesday, October 17, 2006

Bush Signs Law on Treatment and Interrogation of Terror Suspects


"WASHINGTON Oct 17, 2006 (AP)— President Bush has signed legislation that authorizes new standards that expedite the interrogation and prosecution of terror suspects.

Bush's plan becomes law just six weeks after he acknowledged that the CIA had been secretly interrogating suspected terrorists overseas and pressed Congress to quickly give authority to try them in military commissions.

The bill would protect detainees from blatant abuses during questioning such as rape, torture and "cruel and inhuman" treatment but does not require that any of them be granted legal counsel. Also, it specifically bars detainees from filing habeas corpus petitions challenging their detentions in federal courts.(...)"


Ewout said...

Cia's harsh interrogation techniques described. see Http://abcnews.go.com?WNT/print?id=1322866

Ewout said...

Also as side info: Http://www.tracyanddave.com/datelog.asp?intID=416&strSection=Deploy