After Torture: U.S. Accountability and the Right to Redress

08/01/2010
ICTJ; Lisa Magarrell, Lorna Peterson
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Counterterrorism detainees held in U.S. custody were subject to widespread abuses, including prolonged, arbitrary detention, physical and sexual abuse, enforced disappearance by way of the secret transfer of prisoners to undisclosed locations (“extraordinary rendition”), and other cruel, inhuman, and degrading treatment or torture.