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gottaB Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jun-08-04 07:55 AM
Response to Reply #23
26. clearly a war crime
Edited on Tue Jun-08-04 07:55 AM by gottaB

as Ramcharan noted in his report on human rights in Iraq (doc format) which was said by some news sources to be primarily about lauding and praising the United States

Notably, under international law, inhuman treatment includes not only acts such as torture and intentionally causing great suffering or inflicting serious injury to body, mind or health but also extends to other acts contravening the fundamental principle of humane treatment, in particular those which constitute an attack on human dignity. Similarly, willfully causing great suffering or serious injury to body or health includes injury to mental health and includes those acts which do not fulfill the conditions set for the characterization of torture, even though acts of torture may also fit the definition given

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