Scott Horton Interviews Daphne Eviatar

Scott Horton, June 12, 2011

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Daphne Eviatar, Senior Associate in Law and Security for Human Rights First, discusses her recent report about the shoddy and lawless process for dealing with detainees at Bagram prison in Afghanistan, the secret JSOC prison nearby, the huge numbers of people swept up in night raids and the many at Bagram arrested on accusations from informers who use US to settle tribal/personal vendettas.

MP3 here. (20:11)

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, HuffingtonPost and many others. She is a Senior Reporter at The American Lawyer, Senior Associate in Law and Security for Human Rights First and was an Alicia Patterson Foundation fellow in 2005 and a Pew International Journalism fellow in 2002.

5 Responses to “Daphne Eviatar”

  1. Nor Habeus corpus , but Habeas Corpus

  2. Colombia is more advanced than United Bluff. They made a law that Habeas Corpus can´t be suspended, not even in war or civil war. The USA is a backward banana republic.

  3. Bagram is another lawless shithole that dishonors the United States. But then, what else can be expected of the U.S. Government?

    Best regards to Daphne Eviatar.

  4. [...] Note the comment by Daphne Eviatar, an attorney for Human Rights First, who investigated Bagram detainees and their rights (lack thereof?). She said ”It’s worse than Guantanamo, because there are fewer rights.” Antiwar Radio host Scott Horton interviewed Eviatar in June, listen here. [...]

  5. [...] Note the comment by Daphne Eviatar, an attorney for Human Rights First, who investigated Bagram detainees and their rights (lack thereof?). She said ”It’s worse than Guantanamo, because there are fewer rights.” Antiwar Radio host Scott Horton interviewed Eviatar in June, listen here. [...]

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