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

November 12, 2018

Professor Jim Coleman, Duke Law and a N.C. Commission of Inquiry on Torture (NCCIT) Commissioner; Dr. Christina Cowger, coordinator of N.C. Stop Torture Now; Professor Jayne Huckerby, Duke Law and an expert witness for and advisor to the NCCIT; Professor Robin Kirk, Duke's Department of Cultural Anthropology and Commissioner and Co-Chair of the NCCIT; Catherine Read, Executive Director of the NCCIT; and, Mohamedou Ould Slahi, author, Guantánamo Diary (via Skype); 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. 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.