Red Cross chief meets with Bush over Gitmo detainees

[JURIST] International Committee of the Red Cross [official website] president Jakob Kellenberger met with President Bush Monday to discuss ICRC concerns about detainees [ICRC press release] at Guantanamo Bay [JURIST Hot Topic archive]. The Red Cross regularly visits the detainees and, according to a leaked memo, has accused the US of using tactics "tantamount to torture" [JURIST report] on terror suspects. The Pentagon has denied the allegations. Reuters has more.

 

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