U.S. Told To Shut Down "Secret Detentions"
Published Friday, July 28, 2006 by Nate | E-mail this post
July 28, 2006 6:00 p.m. EST
Shaveta Bansal - All Headline News Staff Writer
Geneva, Switzerland (AHN) - A UN human rights body on Friday called on the U.S. to close any "secret detention" facilities it was operating. In a 12-page report, the Committee said that the secret jails authorized by the U.S. were against the international law and that the International Committee of the Red Cross must be given access to prisoners held in the war on terrorism.
The report published Friday condemned the Bush administration for human right abuses saying that the United States appeared to have been detaining people "secretly and in secret places for months and years". Full Article