Torture Team: What happens to lawyers who authorise international crimes? - Audio

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Philippe Sands

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Professor Philippe Sands (UCL Laws) reveals that top echelons in the Bush administration put pressure on officials at Guantánamo Bay detention camp to devise new torture techniques that flout the Geneva conventions protecting prisoners’ human rights, in his book ‘Torture Team: Cruelty, Deception and the Compromise of Law’. ‘Torture Team: Deception, Cruelty and the Compromise of Law’ was launched officially at UCL on 2 June with a public lecture a...Read More
Professor Philippe Sands (UCL Laws) reveals that top echelons in the Bush administration p...Read More