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History Day

Suggested resources based on topics sent to us.

Torture & Interrogation

There are international laws defining torture and outlining interrogation practices.

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Abu Ghraib Prison

Abu Ghraib Prison

Originally a prison under government of Saddam Hussein, the U.S. Army turned it into a military prison that utilized contracted staff.

Books, Documents, etc.

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Court Cases - including court martial

Other Institutions


Search Terms

Search Terms

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  • abuse
  • dehumanization; dehumanizing
  • groupthink or group think
  • High Value Detainees
  • Interrogation
  • Joint Interrogation and Debriefing Center
  • prisoner of war
  • torture
  • Unconventional Warfare
  • unlawful combatants