Closing Argument at Guantanamo: The Torture of Mohammed Jawad
David Jason Rankin Frakt
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law; US Air Force JAG Corps Reserve
July 1, 2008
Harvard Human Rights Journal, Vol. 22, No. 1, 2009
This is an annotated version of a widely heralded oral argument in support of a motion to dismiss charges on the basis of torture and other outrageous government conduct delivered by then Major David J. R. Frakt at Guantanamo in defense of Mohammed Jawad, one of two juveniles charged with war crimes in the military commissions of Guantanamo. Jawad was subjected to the frequent flyer sleep deprivation program and other cruel and abusive treatments.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 24
Keywords: Mohammed Jawad, Guantanamo, military commissions, torture, sleep deprivationAccepted Paper Series
Date posted: July 11, 2012
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