Thursday, September 28, 2006

Human Rights Watch: U.S. Congress Should Reject Detainee Bill

Human Rights Watch: U.S. Congress Should Reject Detainee Bill -
In its immediate practical impact, the most damaging of the bill’s provisions is clearly its “court-stripping” provision, which would bar detainees in U.S. custody anywhere around the world from challenging the legality of their detention or their treatment via habeas corpus actions, even if they have been subjected to torture. 9/28/06

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