Honoring Those Who Said No to Torture

In January 2004, Spec. Joseph M. Darby, a 24-year-old Army reservist in Iraq, discovered a set of photographs showing other members of his company torturing prisoners at the Abu… More

The War on Torture

Near the start of this year's Sundance Film Festival, at a panel titled "Why Art Matters," veteran television producer Norman Lear answered the question this way: "The arts start… More

Revolution at Sundance

I am here in Park City, Utah, for my first encounter with the Sundance Festival; I had expected starlets in ski boots and parties in which people said 'Darling'… More

Doug Liman Partners With ACLU, PEN

Filmmaker Doug Liman launched his career with ‘90s indie films “Swingers” and “Go,” but in the past decade, he graduated to producing TV shows “The O.C.” and “Covert Affairs”… More

The Torture Memos: A Drama

Three Democratic House members at an event Wednesday evening read selections from the so-called “torture memos” and accounts by some of the prisoners and witnesses who alleged that torture… More

Autopsy Reports

Hi, I’m __________________. I am reading excerpts from a series of autopsy and death reports of detainees who died in U.S. custody in Iraq and Afghanistan.Autopsy Number: AO3-51.Date of… More

Reading American Torture

On October 13, a sold-out crowd at New York’s Cooper Union listened for an hour and a half to readings by such prominent writers as Art Spiegelman, Don DeLillo,… More

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