Wednesday 12 July 2006, by The Guardian
In a memo yesterday, the Pentagon said that Article 3 of the Geneva Convention would apply to the Guantanamo detainees. The memo was the result of the US Supreme Court Decision which ruled that military tribunals for the Guantanamo detainees are illegal. However, the White House spokesperson, Tony Snow, indicated that any policy changes would need to be consistent with national security.
Source : The Guardian