Review of Department of Defense Detention and Interrogation Operations: Hearings Before the Committee on Armed Services, United States Senate, One Hundred Eighth Congress, Second Session, May 7, 11, 19, July 22, September 9, 2004
U.S. Government Printing Office, 2005 - Combatants and noncombatants (International law) - 1474 pages
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Abu Ghraib Abu Ghraib prison abuse actions Afghanistan ALEXANDER allegations approach Armed Forces Army Article artillery asked assigned battalion BEN NELSON BILL NELSON brigade sector capturing unit Category CEDs CENTCOM chain of command Chairman WARNER civilian combat committee conduct cooperation corps criminal debriefing defensive detention facilities documents enemy's second echelon ensure EPW or detainee EPWs and detainees equipment evacuation exploitation Geneva Conventions guards HUMINT ICRC identified interrogation interrogation element interrogator's investigation Iraq Iraqi ment Military Police mission MNF-I MYERS NBC weapons offense operations person personnel prison prisoners of war procedures protected questions responsibility rogator ROMIG Sanchez screening Secretary CAMBONE Secretary RUMSFELD Senator LEVIN Senator MCCAIN Senator REED soldiers source's specific enemy units spot reportable staff tactical Taguba Report TECHINT techniques terrogation Thank theater tion torture treatment UCMJ
Page 924 - In the case of armed conflict not of an international character occurring in the territory of one of the High Contracting Parties...
Page 924 - ... violence to life and person, in particular murder of all kinds, mutilation, cruel treatment and torture; (b) taking of hostages; (c) outrages upon personal dignity, in particular humiliating and degrading treatment; (d) the passing of sentences and the carrying out of executions without previous judgment pronounced by a regularly constituted court, affording all the judicial guarantees which are recognized as indispensable by civilized peoples.
Page 918 - An impartial humanitarian body, such as the International Committee of the Red Cross, may offer its services to the Parties to the conflict.
Page 419 - torture" means any act by which severe pain or suffering, whether physical or mental, is intentionally inflicted on a person for such purposes as obtaining from him or a third person information or a confession, punishing him for an act he or a third person has committed or is suspected of having committed, or intimidating or coercing him or a third person, or for any reason based on discrimination of any kind, when...
Page 436 - General courts-martial shall have power to try any person subject to military law for any crime or offense made punishable by these articles, and any other person who by the law of war is subject to trial by military tribunals...
Page 458 - In each case, such persons shall nevertheless be treated with humanity, and in case of trial, shall not be deprived of the rights of fair and regular trial prescribed by the present Convention. They shall also be granted the full rights and privileges of a protected person under the present Convention at the earliest date consistent with the security of the State or Occupying Power, as the case may be.
Page 473 - A treaty is void if, at the time of its conclusion, it conflicts with a peremptory norm of general international law. For the purposes of the present Convention, a peremptory norm of general international law is a norm accepted and recognized by the international community of States as a whole as a norm from which no derogation is permitted and which can be modified only by a subsequent norm of general international law having the same character.
Page 853 - No person subject to this code may interrogate, or request any statement from, an accused or a person suspected of an offense without first informing him of the nature of the accusation and advising him that he does not have to make any statement regarding the offense of which he is accused or suspected and that any statement made by him may be used as evidence against him in a trial by court-martial.
Page 419 - ... confession, punishing him for an act he or a third person has committed or is suspected of having committed, or intimidating or coercing him or a third person, or for any reason based on discrimination of any kind, when such pain or suffering is inflicted by or at the instigation of or with the consent or acquiescence of a public official or other person acting in an official capacity. It does not include pain or suffering arising only from, inherent in or incidental to lawful sanctions.
Page 444 - To this end, the following acts are and shall remain prohibited at any time and in any place whatsoever with respect to the abovementioned persons: a) violence to life and person, in particular murder of all kinds, mutilation, cruel treatment and torture...