Daphne Eviatar

[audio:http://dissentradio.com/radio/09_08_11_eviatar.mp3]

Lawyer and freelance journalist Daphne Eviatar discusses Guantanamo detainee Mohamed Jawad’s legal limbo, the DOJ/U.S. military payment to prosecution witnesses in Afghanistan, the political peril in releasing the “worst of the worst” from custody and how even a limited torture investigation could potentially climb up the chain of command.

MP3 here. (23:27)

Daphne Eviatar is a lawyer and freelance journalist whose work has appeared in the New York Times, The Nation, Legal Affairs, Mother Jones, the Washington Independent and many others. She is a Senior Reporter at The American Lawyer and was an Alicia Patterson Foundation fellow in 2005 and a Pew International Journalism fellow in 2002.

3 thoughts on “Daphne Eviatar”

  1. It is not really news that many of the "dangerous terrorists" held in Guantanamo were nothing but little scapegoats sold on the slave market by warlords who had been a bit shortened in drugs income by the previous Taliban government's crush down on poppy growing. Their "findings" were, of course, needed as a marketing description for their goods, and why THESE prisoners were such valuable items (priced at USD20,000 or so)

  2. U.S. Government trips on a 12 year old and after 7 years can't get a conviction.

    F**king morons – they are illegally occupying his country.

    Best wishes to Master Jawad.

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