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A Virtue of Disobedience - Civil Rights Today


Asim Qureshi graduated in Law (LLB Hons) LLM and completed his PhD in International Conflict Analysis. He is the Research Director at the advocacy group CAGE, and since 2003 has specialised in investigating the impact of counterterrorism practices worldwide. In 2009, he authored the book Rules of the Game: Detention, Deportation, Disappearance (Hurst, Columbia University Press) and in 2018 A Virtue of Disobedience (ByLine Books). Since 2010, he has been advising legal teams involved in defending terrorism trials in the US and at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

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Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan

Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan is a writer, spoken-word poet, speaker, and educator invested in unlearning the modalities of knowledge she has internalised, disrupting power relations, and interrogating narratives around race/ism, gender(ed oppression), Islamophobia, state violence, knowledge production and (de)coloniality.

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