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Appendix: Litigation Documents And Related Materials

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This appendix section of the book The Anatomy of Torture a Documentary History contains documents, which describe the history of the Filartiga litigation. These documents include litigation filings from Filartiga v. Pena-Irala. They also include communications between the U.S. Embassy in Asunción, Paraguay and the U.S. Department of State. The documents were compiled from various sources, including the Center for Constitutional Rights, the Centro de Documentacion y Archivo in Asunción, Paraguay, the Special Collections Department of the University of Virginia Law Library, the Special Collections Division of the University of Washington Libraries, and the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration. Several documents were acquired through Freedom of Information Act petitions to the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Justice.

Keywords: Filartiga v. Pena-Irala; litigation documents



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