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Basra, Iraq, September 2003

Samantha Newbery

in Interrogation, intelligence and security: Controversial British Techniques

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091483
eISBN:
9781781708552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091483.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The Iraq case is the best-known of the three examined in this book because of the recent press coverage it has received. The ‘five techniques’ were used in a Temporary Detention Facility in Basra in ... More


The Heartbreak of Acknowledgment: From Metropolitan Detention Center to Abu Ghraib

Jared Del Rosso

in Talking About Torture: How Political Discourse Shapes the Debate

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231170925
eISBN:
9780231539494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170925.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter compares the response of Congress to the abuse of the “September 11 detainees” at the Metropolitan Detention Facility (MDC) in Brooklyn, N.Y., with its response to the release of ... More


Feeding Hunger-Striking Prisoners: Biopolitics and Impossible Citizenship

Nayan Shah

in Biocitizenship: The Politics of Bodies, Governance, and Power

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479845194
eISBN:
9781479846306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479845194.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This essay explores the tension between state practices of biocitizenship that champion human vitality and health and the state’s exercise of bodily violence. This tension erupts sharply in grappling ... More


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