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Guantanamo and the Trump Presidency

Peter Honigsberg, Witness to Guantanamo Project
April 20th, 2017
12:00 PM


Thursday, April 20, 2017

Forum for Scholars and Publics (Old Chem 011)

12:00 - 1:00 pm

Light lunch served beginning at 11:45 a.m.

Free and open to the public


President Donald Trump had said that he would “load [Guantanamo] up with some bad dudes.” He also said that he would be willing to bring American citizens to Guantanamo for trial, although current law forbids the trial of Americans in Guantanamo. What does the future hold for the current 41 prisoners at Guantanamo, and could the Trump Administration transfer other alleged terrorists to Guantanamo?

The Witness to Guantanamo Project is the world’s most comprehensive collection of filmed stories about the prison camps at the U.S. naval base in Cuba. Join Peter Honigsberg, founder and director, for a special lunchtime discussion.

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Sponsored by the Human Rights Archive in the Rubenstein Library and the Forum for Scholars and Publics.


More about the Witness to Guantanamo Project:


For more information, contact:

Patrick Stawski, Human Rights Archivist


Peter Honigsberg

University of San Francisco School of Law

Peter Jan Honigsberg is professor at the University of San Francisco, School of Law, and the founder and director of the Witness to Guantanamo project. Professor Honigsberg has written books, law review articles and blog pieces on Guantanamo and on post 9/11 issues. He was ...

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