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Alternative Sites of Accountability for Torture: The Publication of War on Terror Books as 'Memory-Justice'

Banham, Cynthia


This article examines alternative sites of accountability for torture carried out in the war on terror, where the Obama Administration refused to engage in official account¬ability. It is concerned with a less examined feature of civil society’s efforts at seek¬ing accountability: the publication of key documents from the war on terror as books. I focus on two, one based on a congressional report on torture and the other on the diary of a current Guantánamo Bay detainee. I argue that through...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: International Criminal Law Review
DOI: 10.1163/15718123-01702003


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