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Sri Lanka: TVPA: US's legal gift to victims of war-crimes, torture

Feb 1, 2011 11:38:14 PM - yahoo.com
For new immigrants, America is the face of liberty, palladium of justice and the embodiment of the ideal of government under law, not under men. In this deliberative democracy, where the nation is perpetually arguing with its own conscience, debates spawn statutes that afford redress to victims who have suffered under despotic states around the world. The Torture Victims Protection Act (TVPA) is ...