Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo



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Philippe Sands on Torture - Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Professor of International Law Philippe Sands tells the story of a memo. Sent in December 2002 to US Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, it requested the approval of a number of coercive techniques of interrogation. As Sands tells Anna Funder, with his acceding signature, Rumsfeld pushed the United States beyond the pale of international law and directly towards the abuses of Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo Bay - Melbourne Writers Festival

Mahvish Khan - My Guantanamo Diary

Commonwealth Club

Spurred by the detainment of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay, American lawyer Khan decided to offer help to the detainees.

Also See Video Genocide to Abu Ghraib: How Good People Turn Evil

Guantanamo Bay
Abu Ghraib
detainment of prisoners
Philippe Sands
Mahvish Khan
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