Detained Without Cause by Irum Shiekh

By: Irum Shiekh

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ISBN
9780230103825
Date Released
Binding
Paperback
Pages
244
Dimensions
147 x 229 x 20mm

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"Richly told and uniquely heartrending, this book collects personal narratives of Muslim immigrants from Pakistan, Egypt, India, and Palestine who were racially profiled, detained indefinitely, and mistreated following the September 11 attacks. From descriptions of physical abuse at the hands of American prison employees to a harrowing account of extraordinary rendition and torture in Egypt, these powerful stories will inspire both empathy and outrage. Exploring themes of globalization and ethnic tensionin the context of the global war on terror, Irum Shiekh here provides a space for former detainees to tell their stories and reveal the human cost of suspending civil liberties after a wartime emergency"--
ISBN:
9780230103825
Publication Date:
03 / 08 / 2010
Pages:
244
Dimensions:
147 x 229 x 20mm

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