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Administration of torture : a documentary record from Washington to Abu Ghraib and beyond

Author: Jameel Jaffer; Amrit Singh
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2007.
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Jaffer and Singh construct a portrait of the systematic abuse suffered by detainees caught in the net of America's 'war on terror'. They argue that the endorsement of abuse at the highest levels of government presents a powerful test for American democracy and the rule of law.
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Jaffer, Jameel.
Administration of torture.
New York : Columbia University Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2007024188
(OCoLC)145431651
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jameel Jaffer; Amrit Singh
ISBN: 9780231511629 0231511620
OCLC Number: 649893941
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 65, 374 pages) : forms
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction : administration of torture --
Timeline of key events --
Description of the documents --
The documents.
Responsibility: Jameel Jaffer and Amrit Singh.

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In gathering these truly telling documents Jaffer and Singh have distilled the essence of an evil that has shamed America. Exposing it can only help remove a terrible national stain. -- John W. Dean, Read more...

 
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