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The Unresolved Legacy of Guantanamo

April 8, 2010 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Renowned writer, Harper’s Magazine editor and lawyer Scott Horton talks about the legacy of the US prison at Guantánamo Bay and accountability for human rights abuses committed during the “war on terror.” Scott Horton is a Contributing Editor to Harper’s Magazine and writes No Comment, a widely read blog about human rights and international law. A New York attorney known for his work in emerging markets and international law, especially human rights law and the law of armed conflict, Horton lectures at Columbia Law School. A life-long human rights advocate, Horton served as counsel to Andrei Sakharov and Elena Bonner, among other activists in the former Soviet Union. The lecture is part of conference called “Weaving a Net of Accountability: Taking on extraordinary rendition at the state and regional level,” on April 9.

The Karl von der Heyden Distinguished International Lecture

Renowned writer, Harper’s Magazine editor and lawyer Scott Horton talks about the legacy of the US prison at Guantánamo Bay and accountability for human rights abuses committed during the “war on terror.” The lecture is part of conference called “Weaving a Net of Accountability: Taking on extraordinary rendition at the state and regional level,” on April 9. For more, see accountabilityfortorturenc.org.

Sponsored by the Duke Human Rights Center, North Carolina Stop Torture Now. the North Carolina School of Law Immigration and Human Rights Clinic, the Trent Foundation, the UNC Office of International Affairs, the UNC Center for Global Initiatives, Robert Seymour of Chapel Hill and T.D. Poole of Clayton, NC and several anonymous donors.

Scott Horton’s opening night lecture to the Weaving a Net of Accountability Conference on April 9, 2010:

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Date:
April 8, 2010
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7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Love Auditorium
LSCR Building
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