TITLE

JUSTICE AFTER BUSH: PROSECUTING AN OUTLAW ADMINISTRATION

AUTHOR(S)
Horton, Scott
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Rachel's Democracy & Health News;1/15/2009, Issue 994, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the alleged crimes committed by the administration of former U.S. president George W. Bush. It cites that the administration has conspired to commit torture, such as waterboarding, hypothermia and the transfer of prisoners secretly to other countries that use brutal techniques. It then examines how such crimes, which are considered as war crimes, are subject to sanction. It also explores the process of initial investigation as well as the process of prosecution.
ACCESSION #
36427387

 

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