Formica Report Annex 156: Letter from Detention Review Authority to Detainee re: Notice of Geneva Convention Status and Appellate Rights

Letter addressed to a detainee, giving the basis for his detention (participation in attacks on Coalition Forces) and informing him of his rights (right to appeal under Art. 78 of Geneva Convention).

Doc_type: 
Letter
Doc_date: 
Saturday, May 29, 2004
Doc_rel_date: 
Thursday, June 29, 2006
Doc_text: 

HEADQUARTERS
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Subject Notice of Geneva Convention Status and Appellate Rights

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Your intenmient is necessary far imperative reasons of security of the Coalition Fewer.
2. Ageelasiftg. You have the right to ripped your jamming =der Article 7$, OC. [frit with to appeal, submit a written statement ofyour appeal to the Camp Commander ofyeur intrament facility within ten (10) Weeder days. Your appeal will then be considered by a Review and Appeal Board dated under Ankle 78, GC, which is reprinted below.
AAPursuant to Article 78, Geneva Convention Relative to the•roteadoci of Civilise Parson, if the "
Occupying Power considers it necessari, for imperative reasons of security, to tee safety measures concerning protected persons, it may, at the most, subject them to assigned residence or to internment
Decisions regarding such gulped residence or internment shall be made according to a regular procedure to be prescribed by the Occupying Power in accordance with the provisions of present Convention. Ibis procedure shell include the right of appeal for the parties concerned. Appeals dell be decided with the least possible delay. In the event of the decision being imbeld, it shall be subject to periodical review, if possible every six months, by a competent body set up by said Power.
Protected persons made subject to =Wed residince and thus required to leave their homes : shall enjoy the Rill bbnefit of Article 39 of the present Convention. -
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Doc_nid: 
4933
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