In Defense of Our America: The Fight for Civil Liberties in the Age of Terror

Terrorism, Threats

In Defense of Our America: The Fight for Civil Liberties in the Age of Terror

From the executive director of the ACLU, Anthony D. Romero, and award-winning journalist Dina Temple-Raston, In Defense of Our America takes a critical look at civil liberties in this country at a time when constitutional freedoms are in peril. Using the stories of real Americans on the frontlines of the fight for civil liberties., In Defense of Our America provides a look at the dangerous erosion of the Bill of Rights in the age of terror.

Against the backdrop of post-9/11 America, readers are taken behind the scenes of some of the most important civil liberties cases in America.

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The Torture Papers: The Road to Abu Ghraib

Other Atrocities, Threats

The Torture Papers: The Road to Abu Ghraib

The Torture Papers document the so-called ‘torture memos’ and reports which US government officials wrote to prepare the way for, and to document, coercive interrogation and torture in Afghanistan, Guantanamo, and Abu Ghraib. These documents present for the first time a compilation of materials that prior to publication have existed only piecemeal in the public domain.

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