Tag Archive: Tom Wilner

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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Legal Combatant – Columbia Magazine – by David J. Craig – PDF

Legal Combatant Michael Ratner ’70LAW goes head-to-head with the U.S. government over the rights of Guantánamo Bay detainees.  By David J. Craig Photography by Bjorn Wallander It’s a Friday afternoon in late September, and the mood at the Center for…
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Held in Contempt – Financial Times – by Isabel Hilton – PDF

2004 Held in Contempt The preliminary hearings opened earlier this week in the first US military tribunals since the second world war, held in a spe­cially constructed courtroom in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. More than 700 men have been imprisoned in…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Personal & Profiles

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Guantanamo: Honor Bound to Defend Freedom by Victoria Brittain and Gilian Slovo – Program Excerpt – The Culture Project – PDF

2004 Guantanamo: Honor Bound to Defend Freedom Program RASUL V. BUSH: GUANTANAMO IN THE SUPREME COURT Within a few weeks of the 9/11 attacks, CCR recognized that the tragedy would be used by the Bush administration as an excuse for…
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