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Legal news from Sunday, April 27, 2008
by Bernard Hibbitts

The US Justice Department told a member of the US Senate Intelligence Committee that abusive or humiliating interrogations of terror suspects ostensibly prohibited by the common article 3 of the Geneva Conventions on "outrages upon personal dignity" might be permissible if "undertaken to prevent a threatened terrorist attack, rather than for the purpose of humiliation or abuse," …

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