Basic Documents about the Treatment of Detainees at Guantanamo and Abu Ghraib: Taguba Report, Geneva Convention Relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War, Geneva Convention Relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War, Rasul V. Bush,

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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 ...

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Overview

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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  • ISBN-13: 9780975447901
  • Publisher: W. Frederick Zimmerman
  • Publication date: 7/28/2004
  • Pages: 348
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 0.72 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 26, 2004

    An essential book

    This paperback, which contains the Taguba Report, two Geneva Conventions relative to treatment of prisoners of war and civilians in time of war, and the text of three historic decisions by the Supreme Court of the United States, is essential reading for serious-minded citizens who want to uphold the rule of law.

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