Guantanamo Bay, Bagram Airbase, Abu Ghraib and an innumerable number of unhallowed locations now serve as the very evil which the international community has worked so hard to rid the world of.

The Cageprisoners report, ‘Detention in the name of the War on Terror’, discusses the international criminal law implications of the War on Terror as conducted by the US government and military. This is with particular reference to the conditions relating to crimes against humanity. The systematic way in which Muslims around the world have been the victims of profiling, detention and torture has opened the suggestion that there may be a level of culpability under international criminal law.

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