After Abu Ghraib: Exploring Human Rights in America and the Middle East (Cambridge Studies in Law and Society)

After Abu Ghraib: Exploring Human Rights in America and the Middle East (Cambridge Studies in Law and Society)

Shadi Mokhtari


Mokhtari's e-book examines the alterations within the human rights discourse within the usa and the center East after the maltreatment and torture of the U.S. captives within the Abu Ghraib and different prisons turned public. in the course of the textual content research of speeches and information stories, in addition to in-depth interviews with human rights NGO officers, she makes an intensive evaluation that either credit and criticizes the NGOs. Mokhtari indicates that human rights advocacy has been profitable in pushing the U.S. courts and Congress to acknowledge the relevance of overseas human rights legislations.

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