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Human Rights and the Future of Abuse

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Human Rights and the Future of Abuse

Human Rights and the Future of Abuse

Human Rights and the Future of Abuse

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Kenneth Roth is the executive director of Human Rights Watch. He says the Justice Department's decision not to have the Geneva Conventions apply to Taliban and al Qaeda detainees has opened the door to the abuse of prisoners elsewhere.