Dec 11, 2014

UN anti-torture panel grills US officials

GENEVA (AP) — A U.N. panel began grilling American officials Wednesday over the U.S. government's compliance with a key anti-torture treaty, raising a series of alleged violations since the 9/11 attacks. At the start of a two-day hearing, Alessio Bruni of Italy, one of the panel's chief investigators, told the high-level U.S. delegation that it must answer for alleged violations ranging from CIA...

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