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American intelligence agents try to limit to use barbaric methods

December 14 2007

On the eve of the lower house of the American parliament - the House of Representatives, approved a bill designed to restrict the activities of the Central Intelligence Agency. Inquirer required during interrogation does not use torture, and humiliate the suspects. However, lawmakers have already seen the difficulties - the last stage of the passage of the law, when signing him president.

The fact that in the case of approval of the document the upper house of the American parliament - the Senate, George W. Bush has vowed to use its veto. This means that all the attempts of Congress to make interrogations more humane will be nullified.

A significant portion of the bill, which endorsed the lower house, is a secret, although certain provisions have become known. So, the CIA proposed to use only those methods doznavaniya they are allowed in the army. According to the adopted in 2006 document, the military banned stripping detainees, forcing them to have sex or forced to simulate sexual intercourse, to wear on the heads of bags, to seal his eyes with duct tape, beaten, exposed to electricity or fire, natravlyat them dogs, left to extreme heat or exceptional cold stage execution, deprived of food, water or medical care, as well as water torture.

It is important to note that besides the prohibition of torture, the law requires to inform Congress about whether the security services performed by the prohibition of cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment of prisoners. Reported by the AP.

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