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Democracy Detained

Secret, Unconstitutional Practices in the U.S. War on Terror

by Barbara J. Olshansky

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Published by Seven Stories Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human rights,
  • Political structures: democracy,
  • Terrorism, freedom fighters, armed struggle,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Political Freedom & Security - International Secur,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • USA,
  • Conspiracy & Scandal Investigations,
  • Government - U.S. Government,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Human Rights,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Terrorism,
  • History / United States / 20th Century,
  • Political Freedom & Security - General,
  • Detention of persons,
  • Due process of law,
  • Military courts,
  • United States

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsNat Hentoff (Foreword)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages377
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8789679M
    ISBN 101583227342
    ISBN 109781583227343

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Come hear Professor Barbara Olshansky give a reading from her new book, "Democracy Detained." Prof. Olshanksy is the Leah Kaplan Distinguished Professor in Human Rights at Stanford University. Previously, she was legal director for the Center for Constitutional Rights and director counsel of the Guantanamo Global Justice Initiative there.

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