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Torture -

Related category: Peace & Human Rights
Related booklists: Trauma, Working with Refugees & Asylum Seekers,

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 7 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Cruel Britannia: A Secret History of Torture by Ian Cobain
    Cruel Britannia: A Secret History of Torture - by Ian Cobain

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781846273346 | ISBN 10: 184627334x

    The official line is clear: the UK does not 'participate in, solicit, encourage or condone' torture. And yet, the evidence is irrefutable: when faced with potential threats to our national security, the gloves always come off. Drawing on previously u ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dispatches From the Dark Side by Gareth Peirce
    Dispatches From the Dark Side - by Gareth Peirce

    £9.99   hardback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781844676194 | ISBN 10: 1844676196

    An acclaimed human-rights lawyer examines the British government’s complicity in torture.  The Obama administration, under some pressure from its antiwar base, has begun to release carefully selected evidence concerning the widespread use ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hearts of Darkness: Torturing Children in the War on Terror by Henry A. Giroux
    Hearts of Darkness: Torturing Children in the War on Terror - by Henry A. Giroux

    £21.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781594518263 | ISBN 10: 1594518262

    The United States embarked on a war on terror that defended torture as a matter of official policy and furthered an already emergent culture of cruelty. As torture became normalized in the Bush era, it not only corrupted American ideals and political ... more

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  • Cover image of book ZERO by Chris O
    ZERO - by Chris O'Connell

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781840028812 | ISBN 10: 1840028815

    'They're outside. Even if you write down what I tell you and you get the world to read the book, I don't think they'll be bothered. They're not frightened of the truth. What hope have we got?'   Chaotic, fast, and furious, ZERO is the new play fro ... more

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  • Cover image of book As Used on the Famous Nelson Mandela: Underground Adventures in the Arms and Torture Trade by Mark Thomas
    As Used on the Famous Nelson Mandela: Underground Adventures in the Arms and Torture Trade - by Mark Thomas

    £9.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780091909222 | ISBN 10: 0091909228

    A deeply funny, deeply distrubing account of one man's rampage through the murky world of the arms trade. Both a highly successful stand-up comedian and one of the UK's most effective and best-known political activists, Mark Thomas set off on a journ ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ghost Plane; The Untold Story of the CIA
    Ghost Plane; The Untold Story of the CIA's Secret Rendition Programme - by Stphen Grey

    £25.00   hardback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781850658504 | ISBN 10: 1850658501

    In December 2005, Condoleezza Rice, the US Secretary of State, assured the world that the flights of CIA private jets that have criss-crossed Europe since 9/11 had no role in the sending of prisoners to be tortured. 'The United States has not transpo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Broken Spirits: The Treatment of Traumatized Asylum Seekers, Refugees, War and Torture Victims by John P Wilson & Boris Drozdek (editors)
    Broken Spirits: The Treatment of Traumatized Asylum Seekers, Refugees, War and Torture Victims - by John P Wilson & Boris Drozdek (editors)

    £67.99   hardback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780415943970 | ISBN 10: 0415943973

    (Unfortunately this book is not available in paperback. We will not have this generally in stock due to the high price, but it can be ordered in 7-10 days usually).  This comprehensive text explores the enormity of the issues and mental health ... more

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