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Editor: Katharine Van Tassel
Concordia University School of Law

Monday, May 14, 2007

Medicine in War on Terror Prisons

U.S. Military Medicine in War on Terror Prisons

From the press release:

"The University of Minnesota’s Center for Bioethics and Human Rights Center have created a comprehensive archive of government documents describing medical operations in U.S. prisoner of war facilities in Iraq, Afghanistan and Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The archive, now launched, can be accessed from the home page of the Human Rights Library ( or directly at

The archive’s purpose is to enable scholars, journalists, policymakers and interested citizens to study and understand the medical operations in these prisons. It contains more than 60,000 pages of indexed White House and Defense Department policies, prison medical records, autopsy reports, criminal investigations, sworn witness statements and e-mails involving the Armed Forces and the FBI." 

Thanks to Ron Jones and Jim Hart for this website information.

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