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Turkey: Journalist on Trial after more than a Year in Solitary Confinement

Turkey: Journalist on Trial after more than a Year in Solitary Confinement

By | June 13, 2017 at 4:11 pm

The prolonged solitary confinement of Nedim Türfent is an act of cruelty and must end immediately.

Posted in: Campaigns

From the Archives: Prisoner Without a Name

From the Archives: Prisoner Without a Name

By | April 24, 2013 at 2:16 pm

Tonight, a guard, not following the rules, leaves the peephole ajar. I wait a while to see what will happen but it remains open. Standing on tiptoe, I peer out. There’s a narrow corridor, and across from my cell I can see at least two other doors. Indeed, I have a full view of two doors. What a sensation of freedom!

Posted in: Archives

Larry Siems on the Torture Report

Larry Siems on the Torture Report

By | February 23, 2013 at 5:44 pm

Speaking about his recent book, The Torture Report, Siems gave an enlightening talk about what he uncovered from examining thousands of documents related to the U.S. torture program under the Bush administration.

Posted in: Events

Shedding Light on the Dark Side

Shedding Light on the Dark Side

By | January 31, 2013 at 7:20 pm

Ahead of our event with him next week, PEN Canada spoke with Siems about the book, his thoughts on the current administration’s approach to the torture, and what he made of the reaction to Zero Dark Thirty.

Posted in: Blog

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