Eroding detainees rights

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Author(s) Nat Hentoff
Source The Washington Times
Date October 30, 2006
Quotes-start.png "But now, since the new Military Commissions Act shuts off habeas-corpus petitions in our federal courts by lawyers for detainees on their conditions of confinement -- where coerced interrogations (that could include torture, but we'll never know) are permitted -- Hamdan was right: There is no law for these detainees. " Quotes-end.png

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