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Scott Allen and Stephen Xenakis

Our duty to war detainees

By Scott Allen and Stephen Xenakis
January 22, 2007

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AT LEAST 112 detainees have died in US custody in Iraq and Afghanistan between 2002 and 2005, according to military documents and press reports. Many of these deaths appear to have been preventable. Given the public record of detainee abuses and history of weakened administration support of detainee rights, the possibility of preventable deaths in US custody warrants careful review. (Full article: 621 words)

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