What is the Future of Guantanamo and Torture?

Ramzi Kassem
Friday, February 19, 2016 - 4:30pm
SAV 260
Ramzi Kassem
Professor Ramzi Kassem

Professors Megan Ming Francis and Ramzi Kassem, an expert on National Security Law and Counterterrorism Policies, will discuss Guantanamo, Bagram, torture, and the Global War on Terror.

Ramzi Kassem is Associate Professor of Law at the City University of New York where he directs the Immigrant & Refugee Rights Clinic. With his students, Professor Kassem has represented prisoners of various nationalities presently or formerly held at American facilities at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, at Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, at so-called "Black Sites", and at other detention sites worldwide. In connection with these cases, Professor Kassem and his students have appeared before US federal district and appellate courts, as well as before the military commissions at Guantanamo.

Pre-registration is required. Contact Professor Francis at meganmf@uw.edu for more information.

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