December 19, 2016
“Waiting on torture is worse than torture.” It’s an old Arabic proverb, quoted by Mohamedou Ould Slahi in his bestselling memoir,...
Opinion
July 20, 2016
“What do you mean by ‘tea and sugar?’” the American interrogators wanted to know. Armed with an intelligence phone intercept in which the...
blog
June 3, 2016
On Thursday morning, Mohamedou Ould Slahi, author of the acclaimed memoir Guantánamo Diary and one of Gitmo’s longest-resident prisoners,...
blog
April 28, 2016
The United Nations’s Independent International Commission of Inquiry has recently raised allegations against the Syrian government, stating...
column
January 5, 2016
“The [Bahraini] Khalifa family are oppressors and Sunnis are not responsible for their actions. They are not Sunnis, they are tyrants. The...
Opinion
January 4, 2016
"I said in my introduction that man is a yes. I will never stop reiterating that. Yes to life. Yes to love. Yes to generosity. But man is...
videos
December 2, 2015
Warscapes Public Lectures Series held it's third event, "Poets Respond to Torture" in collaboration with "Ethics, Power, and Justice" at...
Art
August 7, 2014
In Argentina, when we find ourselves referring to Madres with capital M we unequivocally mean the mothers of the desaparecidos ; the...
blog
March 19, 2015
Today marks the fifty-third anniversary of the end of the Algerian fight for independence. On March 19, 1962 the seven-year, four-month war...