PUBLISHED:October 24, 2018

Torture Flights: North Carolina's Role in the CIA’s Rendition and Torture Program

Torture Flights: North Carolina's Role in the CIA's Rendition and Torture Program, Nov. 12Torture Flights: North Carolina's Role in the CIA's Rendition and Torture Program

Monday, November 12, 2018
12:30 PM | Room 3037

Professor Jim Coleman, Duke Law School and a North Carolina Commission of Inquiry on Torture (NCCIT) Commissioner; Dr. Christina Cowger, coordinator of North Carolina Stop Torture Now and NCCIT Board of Directors; Professor Jayne Huckerby, Duke Law School and an expert witness for, and advisor to, the NCCIT; Professor Robin Kirk, Duke University Department of Cultural Anthropology, Commissioner and Co-Chair of the NCCIT; Catherine Read, Executive Director of the NCCIT; and, Mohamedou Ould Slahi, author, Guantánamo Diary (via Skype); will discuss the work of the Commission, a non-governmental and state-level inquiry into North Carolina's role in the CIA's post-9/11 rendition, detention, and interrogation program. The panel will focus on the Commission's recently-released report and will be moderated by Aya Fujimura-Fanselow, Senior Lecturing Fellow and Supervising Attorney of the Duke International Human Rights Clinic.

This event is one of many presented as part of "Duke at Home in the World,” a program of the Duke University Office of Global Affairs, throughout November 2018.

This is part of the Human Rights in Practice series, organized by Duke Law's International Human Rights Clinic and the Center for International and Comparative Law. The event is co-sponsored by the Duke Human Rights Center at the Franklin Humanities Institute, the Duke Human Rights Center at the Kenan Institute for Ethics, the Human Rights Law Society, and the International Law Society.

Lunch will be provided. For more contact Balfour Smith at bsmith@law.duke.edu.