Rights lawyer comments on torture claims

Arsalan Iftikhar talks to Al Jazeera about the revelation that US forces in Iraq ignored prisoner abuse.

    Arsalan Iftikhar, an international human rights lawyer, talks to Al Jazeera about the revelation that US forces in Iraq turned a blind eye to prisoner abuse.

    He says the US is beyond the reach of any external repercussions because it's not a signatory to the Rome treaty which formed the International Criminal Court.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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