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Category Archives: Interviews

Saving Prisoner 650: Dr Aafia Siddiqui

Women and children are also prisoners of the US-led “war on terror”. In March 2003, Pakistani neuroscientist Dr Aafia Siddiqui and her three young children “disappeared” in Karachi, on their … Continue reading

November 6, 2016 · 2 Comments

Up against the Power of the Government: Interview with Nancy Hollander

Nancy Hollander is a US internationally recognised criminal defence lawyer with over 38 years of experience. Her current clients include two Guantánamo Bay prisoners and she is the lead counsel … Continue reading

April 22, 2016 · 1 Comment

What Democracy and Oil Can Buy You

20 March marks the twelfth anniversary of the start of the Iraq War in 2003 when US-led forces invaded and occupied the country on the pretext of regime change. Officially … Continue reading

March 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Autonomous Bodies: Interview with Kavita Krishnan

A major power in international economics and politics, India continues to lag behind in key development indicators, particularly where women and minorities are concerned. Access to basic rights, such as … Continue reading

February 15, 2015 · 3 Comments

Sudanese Moments: The World You Don’t See

 One of the largest countries in Africa and the world, very little is known about contemporary Sudan. In 2006, German social worker Enikö Nagy went to Sudan to work for … Continue reading

February 4, 2015 · 3 Comments

Guantánamo’s Friends

The US-run concentration camp at Guantánamo Bay turned 13 on 11 January 2015. 127 prisoners remain at the facility, almost all held without charge or trial. Guantánamo is perhaps the … Continue reading

January 11, 2015 · 1 Comment

Finding Justice at Guantánamo: Interview with Former Military Lawyer

On 5 November, 37-year old Kuwaiti Fawzi Al-Odah became only the second low-level prisoner held at Guantánamo Bay to be released in 2014. He is the first person to be … Continue reading

November 9, 2014 · Leave a comment