Coping with Loneliness in Guantanamo

Published By The Huffington Post

Can a person held in a prison cell among neighbors who do not speak his language be as lonely as someone who is held incommunicado…

Without Human Rights, We are Just Another Country

Published By The Huffington Post

This past week President Obama affirmed what many people expected. Although the president had proclaimed soon after he was elected that he would shut Guantanamo…

WTG in the News

Honigsberg has penned a powerful indictment of Bush’s War on Terror, vivid and horrifying and hard to put down.

Best Books 2009, Publishers Weekly

Transforming Lives on This Side of the GTMO Wire

Published By The Huffington Post

Much has been written on the lives of detainees in Guantanamo post September 11, 2001. But relatively little has been written about the lives of…

WTG in the News

I urge readers to visit the website [which] provides excellent insight into the horrendous abuses initiated by the US administration in the ‘War on Terror.’

Dignified, but Broken

Published By The Huffington Post

A friend said that she recently saw photos of men who had been incarcerated at Guantanamo prison and that the photos expressed each man’s human…

Stateless Pawns in the Global Game of the Superpowers

Published By The Huffington Post

The Witness to Guantanamo Project (W2G) just returned from filming interviews with the Uyghurs in Palau. The project has been conducting in-depth (2 ½ hour)…

WTG in the News

In 1960’s New Orleans you worked for a civil rights organization in the Jim Crow South. The obvious question is what comparisons you can draw between what you see, in legal systemic terms, is going on with America’s various ad hoc legal responses to the war on terror, and what you personally observed during that rather turbulent era in American legal history?

WTG in the News

Provides a compelling account of the human costs of the erosion of civil rights in the post-9/11 US.

Book of the Week: Our Nation Unhinged, Times Higher Education Magazine

I Debated a War Criminal

Published By The Huffington Post

My parents almost died at the hands of the Nazis. They told me stories of those times, and in my youth I often wondered what a war criminal looked like. Meeting John Yoo showed me.

Inside Guantanamo

Published By Nevada Law Review, Vol. 10, No. 1, 2009

Abstract: In May 2007 I visited Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. What I saw and experienced then are fading away and will soon disappear, now that two-thirds…

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