Tag Archive: CSRTs

Columbia Oral History Part One & Two – Transcript PDF & Link to Columbia Archive Transcript

With handwritten corrections Columbia Oral History Part One Columbia Oral History Part Two Columbia Transcript   http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/inside/ccoh_assets/ccoh_10539519_transcript.pdf

Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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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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Cut the Gordian Knot: The Supreme Court Weighs in on Gitmo (Draft) – The Daily Journal – PDF

2007 Cut the Gordian Knot: The Supreme Court Weighs in on Gitmo (draft) This month, the Supreme Court heard arguments on whether the writ of habeas corpus should be granted to the men held at Guantanamo. Since there is currently…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Boumediene v. Bush/Al Odah v. United States

http://ccrjustice.org/home/what-we-do/our-cases/boumediene-v-bush-al-odah-v-united-states Boumediene v. Bush is the name given to a consolidation of cases brought to challenge new attempts to prevent the men detained at Guantanamo from exercising the rights the Supreme Court had recognized in CCR’s landmark case, Rasul v….
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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U.S. Is Readying Review For Detainees in Cuba – New York Times – by Neil A. Lewis

Moving at what officials acknowledge is extraordinary speed, the Pentagon may begin special military hearings by the end of next week allowing prisoners held as unlawful combatants at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, to try to convince a board of officers that…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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