Human Rights and Prisoner Treatment
A law professor and a representative of the International Red Cross discussed humanitarian and legal issues concerning detainees in… read more
A law professor and a representative of the International Red Cross discussed humanitarian and legal issues concerning detainees in Guantanamo Bay. Topics included counterterrorism and al Qaeda, Red Cross visits to detainees, torture, detention without charges, and international humanitarian law. After their presentations the panelists responded to audience members' questions. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Kenneth Anderson Professor American University->Washington College of Law
- Geoff Loane Official International Committee of the Red Cross->Regional Delegation for the United States and Canada
- Ruth Wedgwood Director Nitze (Paul H.) School of Advanced International Studies->International Law and Organization Program
Destruction of Interrogation Tapes
Tim Starks talked about congressional investigations into the destruction of CIA interrogation tapes.
Guantanamo Bay Detainees
Farah Stockman talked about the detainees at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. She talked about the developments in the legal…
Counterterrorism and Human Rights
Larry Cox talked about the human rights violations committed by the United States during counterterrorism…
Presidential Power in Combating Terrorism
Ruth Wedgwood moderated a discussion on the implications of the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision in Hamdan v.…