Partners in Crime: Friendly Renditions to Muslim Torture Chambers

Ali Khan

Washburn University - School of Law

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.

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Keywords: terrorism, Muslim countries, torture, rendition, extraordianry rendition, deportation

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Date posted: October 13, 2006  

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Khan, Ali, Partners in Crime: Friendly Renditions to Muslim Torture Chambers. Counterpunch, June 2005. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=937130

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Ali Khan (Contact Author)
Washburn University - School of Law ( email )
1700 College Avenue
Topeka, KS 66621
United States
785-6701671 (Phone)
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