Partners in Crime: Friendly Renditions to Muslim Torture Chambers
Washburn University /Legal Scholar Academy
Counterpunch, June 2005
Rendition is one of those words that bureaucracies craft to hide official monstrosities. As an artistic term, rendition means a performance of a dramatic role. Webster's 1913 dictionary defines rendition as the act of surrendering fugitives from justice at the claim of a foreign government. In its brand new usage, rendition has come to mean surrender of aliens.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 3
Keywords: terrorism, Muslim countries, torture, rendition, extraordianry rendition, deportationAccepted Paper Series
Date posted: October 13, 2006
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