Torture, Truth and Justice: The Case of Timor Leste (Politics in Asia) By Elizabe Stanley
Publisher: Routledge 2008-12 | 208 Pages | ISBN: 0415478073 | PDF | 1.2 MB
This book highlights how, and why, torture is such a compelling tool for states and other powerful actors. While torture has a short-term use value for perpetrators, it also creates a devastating legacy for victims, their families and communities. In exposing such repercussions, this book addresses the questions 'What might torture victims need to move forward from their violation?' and 'How can official responses provide truth or justice for torture victims?