USA: Military commission proceedings against Omar Khadr resume, as USA disregards its international human rights obligations

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April 27, 2010

USA: Military commission proceedings against Omar Khadr resume, as USA disregards its international human rights obligations

2 Article 14.3(g), International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. Article 75.4(f) of Additional Protocol 1 to the Geneva Conventions.

3 UN Human Rights Committee, General Comment No. 20: Article 7 (Prohibition of torture or other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment), 1992, par. 12, in UN Doc. HRI/GEN/Rev.7.