Katherine Gallagher is senior staff attorney at the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR), where she focuses on holding individuals, including US and foreign government officials, and corporations, including private military contractors, accountable for serious human rights violations. Prior to joining CCR, Katherine worked at the UN's International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia from 2001-2006. During negotiations to establish the International Criminal Court, she worked as a member of the Women's Caucus for Gender Justice in the International Criminal Court
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Friday, February 15, 2013
Bahrain: Silencing the Voice of the Voiceless
Bahrain is a small country, often forgotten unless the Fifth Fleet of the US Navy , which it hosts, is in the news. A country where people continue to fight for democracy despite the high, sometimes deadly, price of speaking out.
Saturday, November 17, 2012
Damn Right, George Bush Should Face Criminal Proceedings for Waterboarding
One thing brings together these four men – Hassan bin Attash, Sami el-Hajj, Muhammed Khan Tumani and Murat Kurnaz : they are all survivors of the systematic torture program the Bush administration authorized and carried out in locations including Afghanistan, Iraq, Guantánamo, and numerous prisons and CIA "black sites" around the world.