Tag Archive: Combatants

Panel Says US Policy on Detainees In Cuba Breaks International Law – Wall Street Journal – by Jess Bravin – PDF

2002 Panel Says US Policy on Detainees In Cuba Breaks International Law A Bush administration policy that categorically denies prisoner-of-war status to al Qaeda and Taliban detainees violates international law, an Organization of American States panel found. In a 5-0…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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When Are Captives Prisoners of War? – Letter to the Editor NY Times

To the Editor: The United States is on slippery ground in asserting that the Taliban and Al Qaeda fighters detained at Guantanamo Bay are “unlawful combatants” and not prisoners of war (news article, Jan. 12). Article 5 of the third…
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