38 Pages Posted: 14 Aug 2006
This article describes extraordinary rendition, the practice of seizing terror suspects and transporting them to third countries for detention and interrogation. The article examines this practice in light of several human rights instruments and demonstrates that extraordinary rendition violates international human rights and humanitarian law. The article is the first in a series of three articles by the co-authors to explore the practice of extraordinary rendition.
Keywords: extraordinary rendition, human rights, humanitarian law, war on terror, torture, interrogation, enemy combatant
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Weissbrodt, David and Bergquist, Amy, Extraordinary Rendition: A Human Rights Analysis. Harvard Human Rights Journal, Vol. 19, p. 123, 2006; Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-33. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=924146