UN Anti-Torture Panel Grills US Officials

November 12, 2014 10:03 AM

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A U.N. panel has begun grilling American officials about the country's compliance with an anti-torture treaty.

At the start of a two-day hearing, Alessio Bruni of Italy, one of the panel's chief investigators, raised a list of alleged violations ranging from CIA rendition at so-called black sites to police brutality and Guantanamo Bay conditions. He asked what measures were taken to implement President Barac...

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