Guantánamo & Accountability for Torture: UN side event

A panel discussion on Guantánamo and accountability for torture, featuring UN Special Rapporteur on Torture Juan E. Méndez and other experts, will take place in Geneva on 9 March 2015 in connection with the UN Human Rights Council session.The panel features:

  • Juan E. Méndez, UN Special Rapporteur on Torture
  • Jamil Dakwar, Director, Human Rights Program, American Civil Liberties Union
  • Peter Jan Honigsbert, U of San Francisco Law School, Founder & Director of Witness to Guantánamo
  • Julia Hall, Expert on Counter-Terrorism and Human Rights, Amnesty International

moderator: Connie de la Vega, University of San Francisco Law School & Human Rights Advocates.

The ICJ joins the ACLU, Amnesty International, Human Rights Advocates, Conectas, Human Rights Watch, CELS, and OMCT in supporting this event.

The event takes place 9 march 2015, at 15:00-17:00, Room XXIII, Palais des Nations, in Geneva.

The event flyer may be downloaded in PDF format here: SideEventTorture