From the Archives: Prisoner Without a Name

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!

Larry Siems speaks about the Bush torture policy at Ryerson

Larry Siems on the Torture Report

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.

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Shedding Light on the Dark Side

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.