Tortuous logic – Tortured law with Debra Sweet and Andy Worthington interviewed by Cindy Sheehan

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October 18, 2010

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(SOAPBOX #77) – Cindy has two wonderful guests: Starting with Debra Sweet, the woman behind World Can’t Wait.  Debra came into town for the recent Berkeley Says “NO” to Torture event, October 10 – 16, and managed to drop by our studios.  Cindyalso welcomes famous Independent Journalist Andy Worthington, author of The Guantánamo Files. Both are very knowledgeable and very distressed by our country’s continued embrace of torture. They deliver a LOT of good insights!

Andy Worthington is the author of The Guantánamo Files: The Stories of the 774 Detainees in America’s Illegal Prison (published by Pluto Press, distributed by Macmillan in the US, and available from Amazon — click on the following for the US and the UK). To receive new articles in your inbox, please subscribe to my RSS feed (and I can also be found on Facebook and Twitter). Also see my definitive Guantánamo prisoner list, updated in January 2010, details about the new documentary film, “Outside the Law: Stories from Guantánamo” (co-directed by Polly Nash and Andy Worthington, and launched in October 2009), and, if you appreciate my work, feel free to make a donation.

From the archives:

“Berkeley Says No to Torture” Week: Day Five – Humanizing Torture Victims and Fighting for the Soul of America (+ Videos) | Andy Worthington

Injustice in the age of Obama by Cindy Sheehan

Detainee 239 by Felicity Arbuthnot

By One Vote, US Court OKs Torture and “Extraordinary Rendition”

Omar Khadr’s Trial Postponed, Lawyer Leaves Gitmo