ShortNews
+ + + 3 BRANDNEW NewsTickers for your Website! + + + easy configurable in less than 1 Minute + + + GET'EM NOW! + + +

   Home | Join | Submit News | MyShortNews | HighScores | FAQ'S | Forums Chat | 0 Users Online   
   
                 07/26/2014 05:07 AM  
  ShortNews Search
search all Channels
RSS feeds
   Top News Current Events
Doctors Remove More Than 230 Teeth From Boy´s Mouth
Botched circumcision leaves Johnny a little short
Terrorist-Related Deaths up 30 Percent in the Past 12 Months
9-Year-Old South African Boy Marries Elderly Woman for the Second Time
Arizona Inmate´s Execution Takes 2 Hours
Sarah Palin Explains Her Speeding Ticket
Police Car Runs Red Light, Collides With Another Police Vehicle
California: Pregnant Marine Spouse Missing, Ex-Marine Arrested
Man Receives Guinness World Record for Homer Simpson Tattoos
Woman Arrested After Posting Stolen Dress Photos on Facebook
more News
out of this Channel...
  442 Visits   1 Assessments  Show users who Rated this:
Quality:Very Good
Back to Overview  
02/08/2002 09:07 AM ID: 17140 Permalink   

New Rules For Treatment Of Taleban Soldiers - A I Protests

 

President Bush has decided that Taleban soldiers could be treated according to the Geneva convention but he still insists that al-Qaeda fighters are no prisoners of war and therefore won't get the rights provided by the conventions.

Such rights entitle captives to remain silent as long as they tell their names and ranks. Amnesty International criticised that it is almost impossible to distinguish between al-Qaida and the Taleban.

It is feared that Bush's own rules which suit his ideas will put soldiers at risk of not being treated according to the Geneva Convention - all over the world.
Ari Fleischer claims the captives are treated well, because "that's what the US does."

 
  Source: news.bbc.co.uk  
    WebReporter: littlelUdmila Show Calling Card      
  Recommendation:  
ASSESS this news: BLOCK this news. Reason:
   
  2 Comments
  
  what i like best  
 
and find the most scary in this news is Mr Fleischers way of arguing his point....
it is unbelievable. i hope the bbc just did not listen properly.
 
  by: littlelUdmila     02/08/2002 09:16 AM     
  Logic  
 
So if the fighters are not prisoners of war, what was going on in Afghanistan then? Was it an accident? Are politicians simply allowed to name a case just as they need it? Was the terrorist attack a war? Or was ist planned before with CIA and stuff? There are people in charge who lack of conscience.
 
  by: revolutionsound   02/09/2002 12:19 AM     
 
 
Copyright ©2014 ShortNews GmbH & Co. KG, Contact: info@shortnews.com