Closing Argument at Guantanamo: The Torture of Mohammed Jawad
24 Pages Posted: 11 Jul 2012
Date Written: July 1, 2008
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
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