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Trial of Donald Rumsfeld A Prosecution by Book

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ISBN-10: 1595583416

ISBN-13: 9781595583413

Edition: 2008

Authors: Michael Ratner, Center for Constitutional Rights Staff

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The evidence that the Bush administration is guilty of war crimes, presented in the form of a court case brought by one of the premier civil rights organizations in the United States. "He won't be tried in the United States. He can't be tried by an international tribunal. So Donald Rumsfeld will have to be prosecuted by book."fromThe Trial of Donald Rumsfeld The Trial of Donald Rumsfeldlays out the evidence that high-level officials of the Bush administration ordered, authorized, implemented, and permitted war crimes, in particular the crimes of torture and cruel, inhuman, and degrading treatment. Using primary source documents ranging from Rumsfeld's "techniques chart" and Iraqi…    
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Book details

List price: $23.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: New Press, The
Publication date: 9/2/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 256
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

This book will be co-published with the Center for Constitutional Rights, an organization dedicated to advancing and protecting the rights guaranteed by the United States Constitution and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Founded in 1966 by attorneys who represented civil rights movements in the South, CCR is a non-profit legal and educational organization committed to the creative use of law as a positive force for social change. Michael Ratner is an attorney and the board chair of the Center for Constitutional Rights. He is well known for his human rights activism, and is the author of numerous books, includingThe Trial of Donald Rumsfeld(The New Press, 2008).

The Trial
Opening Statement, Michael Ratner, CCR President
Summary of the Indictment
Evidence for the Prosecution
From Guantanamo to Abu Ghraib: The Export of Illegal Interrogation Techniques from Washington and Guantanamo to Iraq
Command Responsibility
Witnesses and Statements for the Defense
The Center for Constitutional Rights Rebuttal to the Memos and the Torture Program: Illegal Before 9/11, Still Illegal Today
Exhibits: Photos from Guantanamo and Abu Ghraib
Prosecuting War Crimes