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Terrorism / Afghanistan / Torture #723392

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Mar 09, 2003
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(Studio: Jane Clayson) Report introduced.

(New York: Jim Acosta) The issue of the use of torture in the hunt for Al Qaeda members in Afghanistan featured; examples cited of the treatment of prisoners in Afghanistan & Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. [Loyola University law professor Lori LEVENSON†- asks if giving a green light for torture is okay.] The Geneva Convention definition of torture quoted. [White House press secretary Ari FLEISCHER†- says we are following the law.] [Retired Israeli intelligence agent Isaac YEFFET†- says we are not allowed to smack someone around.]

Reporter(s):
Clayson, Jane;
Acosta, Jim
Duration:
00:02:10

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