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Human Rights in Practice: Torture Flights: NC’s Role in CIA Rendition and Torture

Professor Jim Coleman, Duke Law School and a North Carolina Commission on the Inquiry of Torture (NCCIT) Commissioner; Dr. Christina Cowger, coordinator of North Carolina Stop Torture Now; 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 and NCCIT Commissioner; and Catherine Read, Executive Director of the NCCIT; 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 is part of the Human Rights in Practice series, sponsored by the International Human Rights Clinic and Center for International and Comparative Law. This event is also one of many presented as part of the Duke University Office of Global Affairs’ “Duke At Home in the World” program throughout November 2018. The panel is co-sponsored the Duke Human Rights Center @ 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 information, contact Balfour Smith at bsmith@law.duke.edu.



November 12, 2018
12:30 pm - 1:15 pm


Duke Law School


Duke Law School Room 3037
210 Science Drive
Durham, NC 27708 United States
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