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Teaching Module: Avoiding Transfers to Torture

Author: Ashley S. Deeks, International Affairs Fellow, 2007-2008
October 8, 2009

This teaching module features teaching notes by author Ashley S. Deeks for the Council Special Report Avoiding Transfers to Torture, along with additional resources to supplement the text. In this report, Ms. Deeks addresses the dilemma that occurs when the United States obtains assurances that released detainees will not be tortured by their home countries upon return, guarantees that are an important tool for dealing with dangerous suspects.

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