U.S. representative to the United Nations Human Rights Council Keith M. Harper looks on at a session of the United Nations Committee against Torture on November 12, 2014 at the U.N. offices in Geneva. The United States said on Nov. 12, 2014 that it did not condone torture under any circumstances, but acknowledged to a U.N. anti-torture watchdog it had “crossed the line” following the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks.
U.S. representative to the United Nations Human Rights Council Keith M. Harper looks on at a session of the United Nations Committee against Torture on November 12, 2014 at the U.N. offices in Geneva. The United States said on Nov. 12, 2014 that it did not condone torture under any circumstances, but acknowledged to a U.N. anti-torture watchdog it had “crossed the line” following the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. FABRICE COFFRINI AFP/Getty Images
U.S. representative to the United Nations Human Rights Council Keith M. Harper looks on at a session of the United Nations Committee against Torture on November 12, 2014 at the U.N. offices in Geneva. The United States said on Nov. 12, 2014 that it did not condone torture under any circumstances, but acknowledged to a U.N. anti-torture watchdog it had “crossed the line” following the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. FABRICE COFFRINI AFP/Getty Images

U.S. affirming that U.N. torture ban applies overseas, on Guantánamo and U.S. ships at sea

November 12, 2014 7:38 AM

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Carol Rosenberg reports on Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, the place, policy, people, war court.