Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Can We Make Bush Disappear?

From A Tale of Three Lawyers by Scott Horton:

Before the arrival of the Bush Administration, the United States had taken the axiomatic position that holding persons in secret detention for prolonged periods outside the rule of law (a practice known as “disappearing”) was not merely unlawful, but in fact a rarified “crime against humanity.” Now the United States was engaged in the active practice of this crime.

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