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A Closer Look (Legal Limits) #722966

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 04, 2003
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Statement from Amnesty International on reports of torture in over 150 counties noted.

(Washington: Jackie Judd) How far the US will go to extract information from a terrorist suspect examined in light of the case of captured Al Qaeda leader Khalid Shaikh Mohammed; details given of the ambiguous legal limits on torture. [Lawyers Committee for Human Rights Elisa MASSIMINO†- cites the legal prohibitions.] [Former NSA general counsel Stewart BAKER†- outlines how captors may be lied to or turned over to other countries' intelligence agencies.]

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Judd, Jackie
Duration:
00:02:40

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