Tortured Confessions: Prisons and Public Recantations in Modern Iran (review)

  title={Tortured Confessions: Prisons and Public Recantations in Modern Iran (review)},
  author={Reza Afshari},
  journal={Human Rights Quarterly},
  pages={290 - 297}
  • R. Afshari
  • Published 1 February 2002
  • Political Science
  • Human Rights Quarterly
with the 241 smaller pages of text and additional ninety of appendices and drafts of A World Made New. Morsink’s chapters focus on themes: colonies, minorities and women’s rights; privacy and different kinds of property; work-related rights; social security, education and culture; duties and communities; and, finally, Article 1, the Preamble and the Enlightenment. Glendon’s chapters are chronological and hence easier to follow. The struggle initiated in 1945 with the drafting of the UN Charter… 
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    The American journal of bioethics : AJOB
  • 2005
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