Duke students created the following websites and papers as final projects for human rights-related courses. If you have a resource to contribute, please contact Corin Zaragoza (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Torture Taxi in our Backyard- Extraordinary Rendition and the North Carolina Connection
Khaled El-Masri grew up in Lebanon. When he was twenty-three, he and his family moved to Germany in order to escape the Lebanese civil war. El-Masri worked there as a car salesman and became a German citizen in 1995. In 2003, the Central Intelligence Agency misidentified him as an al-Qaeda operative with a similar name. This is what happened.
Trying to Get By: Stories About North Carolina’s Workers in the Low-Wage Service Economy
North Carolina workers are organizing for high wages, better working conditions, and greater respect and dignity in the workplace. Trying to Get By: Stories About North Carolina’s Workers in the Low-Wage Service Economy is a multimedia documentary project produced by students at the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University.