interrogation


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interrogation

n. questioning of a suspect or witness by law enforcement authorities. Once a person being questioned is arrested (is a "prime" suspect) he/she is entitled to be informed of his/her legal rights, and in no case may the interrogation violate rules of due process. (See: Miranda Warning)

interrogation

noun catechization, examination, exploration, formal questioning, grilling, inquest, inquiry, inquisition, inspection, investigation, percontatio, probe, quaestio, query, questioning, scrutiny, search, taking information
Associated concepts: grand jury inquiry, interrogation of a party to an action, interrogation of a witness
See also: cross-examination, examination, hearing, indagation, inquest, inquiry, investigation, question, test
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The JIT is asked to complete interrogation within seven days, after which it up to the provincial government as when to submit the same in trial court of the accused.
determining exactly what transpired in the interrogation process
For one, Lauritzen fails to consider the large number of officers who embraced "enhanced" interrogation techniques.
Detainees targeted for enhanced interrogation are transferred to jails outside the United States, so the CIA would not violate its own US prohibitions.
The document says the CIA reported to the highest levels of the US government, including the White House, that the interrogation techniques had thwarted specific terror plots, and yet there was no evidence they had done so.
This is a political document, not a dispassionate history, but that's part of its value: There simply is no way for a democracy to get past a trauma like the interrogation issue without an honest public accounting.
The report debunks the top 20 examples CIA has used to defend the now-shuttered enhanced interrogation program, claiming that each of the examples "was found to be wrong in fundamental respects.
Much of the information that the CIA provided to the media about its interrogation and detentions program was inaccurate, preventing clear scrutiny of detainees' treatment.
Bush did not agree and made a distinction between "torture", which it accepted is banned by US and international law, and "enhanced interrogation techniques".
That's understandable, given the likelihood that she will be blamed for the leak by CIA officials who she recently accused of improperly searching computers used by committee staff members investigating the interrogation program.
36, for a further 14 days so that their interrogation might be completed.
In a report made public Saturday, the ministry detailed that Jaradat was detained on Feb 18 and went through a tough interrogation process at a Shin Bet facility in Jalameh detention center, Ma'an reported.