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The Legacy of Abu Ghraib

In this symposium, two experts on torture, Lisa Hajjar and Joshua Phillips, will discuss the aftermath of the 2004 exposure of prisoner abuse perpetrated by members of the U.S. military at Iraq’s Abu Ghraib prison.

When: Tuesday, April 9, 2013, 4 a.m.

Where: McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB

Cost: Free

Age limit: All ages

Categories: Lectures

Description:

Hajjar, author of Torture: A Sociology of Violence and Human Rights, will present “From Abu Ghraib to Osama Bin Laden: How the Legacy of Torture Explains the Shift to Targeted Killing.” Phillips is an award-winning print and broadcast journalist, and the author of None of Us Were Like This Before: American Soldiers and Torture (2010). He will discuss “The Legacy of Torture During the War on Terror.”

Sponsored by the IHC series Fallout: In the Aftermath of War.

Phone: 805-893-2004

Event posted April 3, 2013
Last updated April 3, 2013

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