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Oral history interview with Asim Qureshi [electronic resource], 2011.

Creator: Qureshi, Asim
Project: Rule of law oral history project
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Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Executive Director, Cageprisoners.

Scope and Contents

Born: London, England; education: B.A., London Guildhall University, 2003; LL.M, University of London, 2004; career: attorney, researcher, caseworker, executive director, Cageprisoners, 2005 to present; career focus: human rights, due process, rendition, disappearances, rule of law; discussions: Muslim experience in United Kingdom, effects of U.S. policy on Muslims, Islam and Western law, conversations with detainee families, founding and evolution of Cageprisoners, War on Terror, Guantanamo Bay, Afghanistan; reminiscences: racism in United Kingdom, education, conversion to Islam, travel to Palestine, Pakistan and Bosnia.


Access Conditions

Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 2011. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.

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