Detention, Interrogation, and Search of Travelers

Report addresses violations of the rights to travel, assembly, and association through travelers’ screening procedures at US airport checkpoints and along roadways. It argues that security measures conducted by authorities are enforced without the appropriate legal or judicial oversight; they are secretive and not governed by publicly known regulations. Moreover, warrantless searches have caused severe psychological anguish for travelers, especially victims of previous abuse.

Author: 
The Identity Project; and The Consumer Travel Alliance
Tags: 
ICCPR, the covenant, the Human Rights Committee, list of issues submission, freedom of assembly, freedom of movement, freedom of association

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