Dispatches from the Dark Side: On Torture and the Death of by Gareth Peirce

By Gareth Peirce

During this set of devastating essays, Gareth Peirce analyzes the corruption of legalprinciples and practices in either the united states and the united kingdom that has followed the‘War on Terror’. Exploring the few circumstances of torture that experience come to gentle, such asthose of Guantánamo detainees Shafiq Rasul and Binyam Mohamed, Peirce arguesthat they're facts of a deeply entrenched tradition of impunity between thoseinvestigating presumed radicals between British Muslim nationals and residents,who represent the hot suspect neighborhood within the united kingdom. Peirce indicates that theBritish executive has colluded in a complete variety of extrajudicialactivities—rendition, internment with no trial, torture—and has long past toextraordinary lengths to hide its activities. Its units for maintainingsecrecy are most likely extra deep-rooted than these of the other comparabledemocracy. If the govt. keeps alongside this course, Peirce argues, it willdestroy the ethical and criminal cloth it claims to be keeping.

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