The torture of citizens after 9/11: liberal democracies, civil society and the domestic context
Liberal democracies, despite sharing common political and legal systems and values, responded differently when their citizens alleged they were tortured after 9/11. This article argues that understanding these state’s different responses is a highly complex matter and cannot be explained away by one factor or theory. However, a more nuanced understanding can be gleaned by examining the domestic legal and political context in terms of how it influenced civil society activism on the issue of...[Show more]
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|Source:||The International Journal of Human Rights|
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