- Ishmael Beah Reads from a Sworn Statement of Lt. Col. Darrel Vandeveld
Ishmael Beah Reads from a Sworn Statement of Lt. Col. Darrel Vandeveld
Ishmael Beah reads an excerpt from a sworn statement of Lt. Col. Darrel Vandeveld, former lead prosecutor in the military commission case of detainee Mohammed Jawad, as part of the 2009 PEN event Reckoning with Torture: Memos and Testimonies from the “War on Terror”.
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