Torture Victim Protection Act

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Oral argument: Feb. 28, 2012

Appealed from: United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia (March 18, 2011)

Petitioner Asid Mohamad, on behalf of the family and estate of Azzam Rahim sued the Palestinian Authority and the...


Somali government agents, including the National Security Service (“NSS”) and the military police, allegedly subjected disfavored Somali clans and government opponents to widespread, systematic use of torture, arbitrary detention, and extrajudicial...