The Resource Interrogation of detainees : requirements of the Detainee Treatment Act, Michael John Garcia

Interrogation of detainees : requirements of the Detainee Treatment Act, Michael John Garcia

Label
Interrogation of detainees : requirements of the Detainee Treatment Act
Title
Interrogation of detainees
Title remainder
requirements of the Detainee Treatment Act
Statement of responsibility
Michael John Garcia
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
U.S. treatment of enemy combatants and terrorist suspects captured in Afghanistan, Iraq, and other locations has been a subject of long-standing debate, including whether such treatment complies with U.S. statutes and treaties such as the 1949 Geneva Conventions and the Convention Against Torture (CAT). In response to this controversy, Congress approved additional guidelines concerning the treatment of detainees via the Detainee Treatment Act (DTA), which was enacted pursuant to both the Department of Defense, Emergency Supplemental Appropriations to Address Hurricanes in the Gulf of Mexico, and Pandemic Influenza Act, 2006 (P.L. 109-148, Title X), and the National Defense Authorization Act for FY2006 (P.L. 109-163, Title XIV). Among other things, the DTA contains provisions that (1) require Department of Defense (DoD) personnel to employ United States Army Field Manual guidelines while interrogating detainees, and (2) prohibit the "cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment or punishment of persons under the detention, custody, or control of the United States Government." These provisions of the DTA, which were first introduced by Senator John McCain, have popularly been referred to as the "McCain Amendment." This report discusses provisions of the DTA concerning standards for the interrogation and treatment of detainees
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Cataloging source
DTICE
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Garcia, Michael John
Government publication
federal national government publication
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Library of Congress
Series statement
CRS report for Congress
Series volume
RL33655
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  • United States.
  • United Nations
  • Prisoners of war
  • Detention of persons
  • Human rights
  • Detention of persons
  • Human rights
  • Prisoners of war
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
Interrogation of detainees : requirements of the Detainee Treatment Act, Michael John Garcia
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "January 23, 2009."
  • Title from PDF title screen (viewed May 14, 2009)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
14 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Hein Online
Other physical details
digital, PDF file.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)320411275
  • (OCoLC)ocn320411275
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • System requirements: Adobe Acrobat Reader
Label
Interrogation of detainees : requirements of the Detainee Treatment Act, Michael John Garcia
Publication
Note
  • "January 23, 2009."
  • Title from PDF title screen (viewed May 14, 2009)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
14 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Hein Online
Other physical details
digital, PDF file.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)320411275
  • (OCoLC)ocn320411275
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • System requirements: Adobe Acrobat Reader

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