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The Guantánamo lawyers : inside a prison outside the law

Author: Mark P Denbeaux; Jonathan Hafetz; Grace A Brown
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2009.
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Following the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the United States imprisoned more than 750 men at its naval base at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. The detainees, ranging from teenagers to elderly men from over forty different countries, were held for years without charges, trial, or a fair hearing. Without any legal status or protection, they were truly outside the law: imprisoned in secret, denied communication with  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark P Denbeaux; Jonathan Hafetz; Grace A Brown
ISBN: 9780814737361 0814737366 0814785050 9780814785058 9780814720813 0814720811
OCLC Number: 326418461
Notes: "Edited by Mark P. Denbeaux and Jonathan Hafetz ; with Grace A. Brown, Michelle Fish, Jillian Gautier, and Mark Muoio."
Description: vi, 420 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Representing the "worst of the worst" --
Getting behind the wire --
Uncovering Guantánamo's human face --
Red tape and Kangaroo courts --
Tortured --
Alternative forms of advocacy --
Leaving Guantánamo --
Guantánamo beyond Cuba : a global detention system outside the law.
Responsibility: edited by Mark P. Denbeaux and Jonathan Hafetz ; with Grace A. Brown [and others].

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Contains over 100 personal narratives from attorneys who have represented detainees held at 'Gitmo' as well as at other 'black sites' such as Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan.  Read more...

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