Department of Rumsfeld

Saturday, February 21, 2004


Hussein Declared a POW, Receives Visit from Red Cross

BAGHDAD, AP(2-21)

"...the Pentagon formally declared Saddam a prisoner of war last month because of his status as commander in chief of Iraq's military. As a POW, Saddam is entitled under the Geneva Conventions to certain rights, including visits by the international Red Cross and freedom from coercion of any kind during interrogations."

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