Tag Archive: KSM

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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Saving Habeas Corpus, Part 2 – A Dialogue with The Catskills’ Civil Rights Crusader, Michael Ratner – The Olive Press – by Gary Alexander – PDF

2008 Saving Habeas Corpus Part 2 A favored method of forc­ing confessions during the Span­ish Inquisition was a form of suf­focating water torture called “toca” – which is similar to the controversial practice of “waterboarding” used on detain­ees at Guantanamo…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Personal & Profiles

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