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'US anti-terror policies violating human rights?

US policies in the war on terror are contravening international law on human rights, a top European investigator said on Friday.

india Updated: Jan 14, 2006 01:27 IST

US policies in the war on terror are contravening international law on human rights, a top European investigator said on Friday.

"The strategy in place today respects neither human rights nor the Geneva Conventions," said Dick Marty, the head of a European investigation into alleged CIA prisons in Europe. "The current administration in Washington is trying to combat terrorism outside legal means, the rule of law."

First Published: Jan 14, 2006 01:27 IST