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ie .amnesty.      Universal declaration of Human Rights: Article # 5                           AIs Human Rights Demands in the “War  on Terror”   1) Stop torture and other cruel. 48 Fleet St.ie www. Dublin 2 01 677 6361 youth@amnesty. and “disappearance”!  4) End the practice of "rendition"!  5) Diplomatic assurances should not be relied upon!  6) Prevent the use of information obtained under  torture!      7) The US Congress should establish an independent  Commission of Inquiry to investigate the actions of all   relevant US agencies in the “World on Terror”   8) The US Attorney General should appoint an  Universal independentdeclaration of Human Special Counsel Rights: to carry outArticle #5 a criminal  investigation into the conduct of any official against  whom there is evidence of involvement in crimes in  the “war on terror".     10) The US authorities should prosecute any individual against whom there is evidence of having committed.  9) All places of detention should be open to international and independent scrutiny. inhuman or degrading  treatment!  2) Close Guantánamo Bay!  3) Stop secret and incommunicado detention. ordered or authorized torture 11) All states should investigate and prosecute alleged perpetrators of torture Produced by the Youth and Student Office 2 Amnesty International.

ie www. inherent in or incidental to lawful sanctions. punishing him for an act he or a third person has committed or is suspected of having committed. when such pain or suffering is inflicted by or at the instigation of or with the consent or acquiescence of a public official or other person acting in an official capacity. or intimidating or coercing him or a third person. It does not include pain or suffering arising only from. is intentionally inflicted on a person for such purposes as obtaining from him or a third person information or a confession.   “…TORTURE means any act by which severe pain or suffering.ie .amnesty. 48 Fleet St. Dublin 2 01 677 6361 youth@amnesty. whether physical or mental. or for any reason based on discrimination of any kind.” UN Convention against Torture       •   •   •                          Produced by the Youth and Student Office 3 Amnesty International.

48 Fleet St.ie www. Dublin 2 01 677 6361 youth@amnesty. 2002.”  Jimmy Carter.        “Our  government  needs.ie . on January 11.amnesty. former  US President.  to close down  Guantánamo. 2006          “An institution  like Guantánamo  can and should  not exist in the  longer term”  Angela Merkel.                Above: Detainees in orange jumpsuits  sitting a holding area under the  watchful eyes of Military Police at  Guantánamo Bay. 2006           Produced by the Youth and Student Office 4 Amnesty International. first of all.  Chancellor of  Germany.