TORTURE & TRUTH

AMERICA, ABU GHRAIB & THE WAR ON TERROR
By (author)MARK DANNER

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The revelations of widespread torture of Iraqi prisoners in Abu Ghraib shocked the world. In this, the first book of its kind, leading investigative journalist Mark Danner reveals just how complicit the US government has been in allowing and condoning such abuse. Authoritative and convincing, Danner explains the case and its consequences. The book also features documents, many published for the first time, that reveal the government’s support and approval of abuse of prisoners in Afghanistan, Guantanamo Bay and Iraq. Including: official translations of previously secret, sworn statements by detainees at Abu Ghraib; complete reports on the abuse, including those undertaken by the Red Cross, the US Army and the Pentagon; memos and letters from the highest echelons of the US government – White House lawyer Alberto Gonzales, Colin Powell, John Ashcroft, Donald Rumsfeld, and the president himself – arguing whether the Geneva Conventions apply to the conflict with Al Qaeda and beyond. Plus eight pages of colour photographs documenting the abuse,
ISBN: 186207772X
Publisher: GRANTA
Subtitle: AMERICA, ABU GHRAIB & THE WAR ON TERROR
Author: MARK DANNER

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186207772X

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2004

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573

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