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The Legal Campaign Against American Torture – Jadaliyya – by Lisa Hajjar

Torture, like genocide and crimes against humanity, is a gross crime under international law. The right not to be tortured is constituted through the prohibition of practices that purposefully cause harm (physical and/or psychological) to persons who are in custody…
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Personal & Profiles

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War Crimes Suit Prepared Against Rumsfeld — Democracy Now Video

Germany’s laws on torture and war crimes permits the prosecution of suspected war criminals wherever they may be found. Now, the president of the Center for Constitutional Rights, Michael Ratner, is returning to Germany to file a new complaint. Michael…
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International War Crimes

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War Crimes Suit Prepared Against Rumsfeld – Democracy Now Transcript

Link to Transcript Would Rumsfeld stepping down leave him open to prosecution? In 2004, the Center for Constitutional Rights filed a criminal complaint in Germany on behalf of several Iraqi citizens who alleged that a group of U.S. officials committed…
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International War Crimes

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al Qahtani v. Obama

https://ccrjustice.org/home/what-we-do/our-cases/al-qahtani-v-obama Mohammed al Qahtani was sent to Guantánamo in 2002 and subjected to the Pentagon’s “First Special Interrogation Plan”—a regime of torture authorized by former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld. Al Qahtani is the only Guantánamo detainee the government has…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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