Basic Documents about the Treatment of the Detainees at Guantánamo and Abu Ghraib
Read This Book If: You are interested in understanding the treatment of detainees at Guantánamo Bay during the war on terror that began 9/11/2001 and the prisoner abuse scandal at Abu Ghraib following the U.S. invasion of Iraq. The book contains six basic substantive documents which provide essential information and context: * Major General Antonio M. Taguba's summary of his initial investigation of reported abuses at Abu Ghraib (the "Taguba Report"); * The Geneva Convention Relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War; * The Geneva Convention Relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War; * The opinions by the Supreme Court of the United States in Rasul v. Bush; * The opinions by the Supreme Court of the United States in Hamdi v. Rumsfeld; and * The opinions by the Supreme Court of the United States in Rumsfeld v. Padilla. Every citizen of the United States and the world should read these documents in their entirety. Every library should have a copy of this book.
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LibraryThing ReviewCrítica de los usuarios - wfzimmerman - LibraryThing
I published this, my first book, because of my outrage at the Abu Ghraib scandal. The cover is crude, but the content has held up remarkably well, and the book continues to sell at a low but steady ... Leer comentario completo