This is an excerpt from the Red Cross report concerning the treatment of the Iraqi prisoners. The link following gives the complete transcription of
the full report.
In its "Report on the Treatment by the Coalition Forces of Prisoners of War and other protected persons in Iraq", the International Committee of
the Red Cross (ICRC) draws the attention of the Coalition Forces (hereafter called "the CF") to a number of serious violations of International
Humanitarian Law. These violations have been documented and sometimes observed while visiting prisoners of war, civilian internees and other protected
persons by the Geneva Conventions (hereafter called persons persons deprived of their liberty when their status is not specifically mentioned) in Iraq
between March and November 2003. During its visits to places of internment of the CF, the ICRC collected allegations during private interviews with
persons deprived of their liberty relating to the treatment by the CF of protected persons during their capture, arrest, transfer, internment and
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