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Author Shiekh, Irum.

Title Detained without cause : Muslims' stories of detention and deportation in America after 9/11 / Irum Shiekh.

Published New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Edition 1st ed.
 Law Library - First Floor  E184.M88 S55 2011     AVAILABLE
Descript xiv, 244 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Palgrave studies in oral history
Palgrave studies in oral history.
Summary "Richly told and uniquely heartrending, this book collects personal narratives of Muslim immigrants from Pakistan, Egypt, India, and Palestine who were racially profiled, detained indefinitely, and mistreated following the September 11 attacks. From descriptions of physical abuse at the hands of American prison employees to a harrowing account of extraordinary rendition and torture in Egypt, these powerful stories will inspire both empathy and outrage. Exploring themes of globalization and ethnic tension in the context of the global war on terror, Irum Shiekh here provides a space for former detainees to tell their stories and reveal the human cost of suspending civil liberties after a wartime emergency"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [211]-240) and index.
Contents Azmath Mohammad: transnational implications of 9/11 detentions -- Ansar Mahmood: lifelong deportation: the punishment for helping a friend -- Anser Mehmood, Uzma Naheed, and Family: uprooting immigrants, uprooting families -- Nabil Ayesh: loss of civil liberties for Muslims after 9/11: the national security system's guinea pig -- Mohammad E.: propagating and maintaining the global war on terror -- Yaser Ebrahim: Reclaiming our civil rights and liberties.
Subject Muslims -- United States -- Interviews.
Muslims -- United States -- Social conditions.
Civil rights -- United States.
September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001 -- Influence.
Deportation -- United States.
Detention of persons -- United States.
War on Terrorism, 2001-2009 -- Moral and ethical aspects.
ISBN 9780230103818 (hardback)
0230103812 (hardback)
9780230103825 (pbk.)
0230103820 (pbk.)