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Letter from Kenneth Roth, Human Rights Watch, Executive Director to President George W. Bush re: Allegations of Torture of Al-Qaeda Detainees

Dec. 26, 2002 | Non-US | ACLU-RDI 3929
This letter from Kenneth Roth the Executive Director of Human Rights Watch, to President Bush concerns a Washington Post article dated December 26, 2002 alleging of torture of suspected Al-Qaeda detainees held in U.S. custody. Mr. Roth states "if true, would place the United States in violation of some of the most fundamental prohibitions of international human rights law" and "Torture is never permissible against anyone, whether in times of peace or of war."