Protesters participate in a rally outside the Supreme Court in Washington on January 11, 2017, calling for the closing of the Guantanamo Bay prison and marking the 15th anniversary of the arrival of the first Afghan prisoners at the detention centre. Photo: AP
Protesters participate in a rally outside the Supreme Court in Washington on January 11, 2017, calling for the closing of the Guantanamo Bay prison and marking the 15th anniversary of the arrival of the first Afghan prisoners at the detention centre. Photo: AP
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Letters | Counterterrorism cooperation must right wrongs of ‘war on terror’

  • When counterterrorism operations result in human rights violations, they lay the conditions conducive to the recruitment of young people into terrorist organisations
  • Addressing the human rights abuses of the war on terror should be part of counterterrorism efforts

Protesters participate in a rally outside the Supreme Court in Washington on January 11, 2017, calling for the closing of the Guantanamo Bay prison and marking the 15th anniversary of the arrival of the first Afghan prisoners at the detention centre. Photo: AP
Protesters participate in a rally outside the Supreme Court in Washington on January 11, 2017, calling for the closing of the Guantanamo Bay prison and marking the 15th anniversary of the arrival of the first Afghan prisoners at the detention centre. Photo: AP
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