Guantanamo to Rikers Island: Treatment of Prisoners

Sunday, Apr 19, 2015, 2:00 pm

The Senate Intelligence Committee’s Torture Report shows the dangers of letting national security concerns trump morals and laws.  In the U.S. some 80,000 are held at any given time in solitary confinement cells, as highlighted by recent attention to Rikers Island and Pelican Bay, among other jails and prisons.  Learn how you can help to change policies that set aside the basic human dignity in each human being and how you can work with family members and survivors for legislative and cultural change.


Dr. Rebecca Gordon, author of Mainstreaming Torture: Ethical Approaches in the Post-9/11 United States

Survivors of torture or their family members


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