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Closing Argument at Guantanamo: The Torture of Mohammed Jawad

24 Pages Posted: 11 Jul 2012  

David Jason Rankin Frakt

US Air Force JAG Corps Reserve

Date Written: July 1, 2008

Abstract

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.

Keywords: Mohammed Jawad, Guantanamo, military commissions, torture, sleep deprivation

Suggested Citation

Frakt, David Jason Rankin, Closing Argument at Guantanamo: The Torture of Mohammed Jawad (July 1, 2008). Harvard Human Rights Journal, Vol. 22, No. 1, 2009. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2103825

David Jason Rankin Frakt (Contact Author)

US Air Force JAG Corps Reserve ( email )

United States

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