Liz Ševčenko is director of the Guantánamo Public Memory Project. Liz was founding director of the International Coalition of Sites of Conscience, a network of historic sites that foster public dialogue on pressing contemporary issues, which started in 1999 as a meeting of nine sites under the auspices of the Lower East Side Tenement Museum, and under her leadership has grown to an independent organization with over 250 members in more than 40 countries
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Friday, December 28, 2012
Guantánamo Bay's Other Anniversary: 110 Years of a Legal Black Hole
As the fourth anniversary of Obama's pledge to close Guantánamo approaches, the pressure is on: it's been far too long, and the moment is now . But why is Guantánamo so hard to close?