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Andy Worthington Tells the Truth About WikiLeaks’ Guantánamo Files in an Interview with Alexa O’Brien

30.4.11

Last week, after WikiLeaks and ten media partners (McClatchy Newspapers, the Washington Post, the Daily Telegraph, Der Spiegel, Le Monde, El Pais, La Repubblica, L’Espresso, Aftonbladet and myself) were obliged to bring forward the date for releasing secret military documents relating to the prisoners at Guantánamo, because of spoiler activity by the New York Times, […]

Guantánamo and the Military Commissions: Revolution Interview with Andy Worthington

1.2.11

Last Friday, Ken Ota of the newspaper Revolution asked me to do a phone interview to discuss the recent announcement that President Obama was planning a new series of trials by Military Commission at Guantánamo, to explain the significance of this announcement, and to run through the largely shambolic history of the Commissions since their […]

An interview with Andy Worthington for Labour Briefing: Guantánamo, Torture and “Outside the Law”

28.5.10

The following interview, conducted by Louise Whittle, is published in the June 2010 issue of Labour Briefing (see here for subscription details, and/or a free copy of the current issue), and was cross-posted yesterday on Louise’s site, Harpymarx. Labour Briefing: What made you (and Polly Nash) make the film, “Outside the Law: Stories from Guantánamo”? […]

An interview with Andy Worthington, author of “The Guantánamo Files” (for Celebrity Dialogue)

2.4.10

The following interview, conducted by email, was published on the website Celebrity Dialogue, run by blogger Zeeshan Kureshi, which describes itself as being “dedicated to bringing forward those who have made a difference in our world.” Celebrity Dialogue: Andy, we really appreciate the time you took out of your busy schedule for Celebrity Dialogue. First […]

London Bangla Interview with Andy Worthington, Author of “The Guantánamo Files”

9.3.10

The following interview, with the London Bangla free newspaper, was conducted by email and published in two parts, in the most recent issues of the newspaper, which has a print run of 30,000 copies. I’d like to thank Emdad Rahman for coming up with a great set of questions that allowed me to cover all […]

An interview with Andy Worthington about Guantánamo, on the Eighth Anniversary of the Prison’s Opening

12.1.10

The following interview, with Andy Worthington, author of The Guantánamo Files, was conducted by email by Elizabeth Ferrari, and was originally published on Democratic Underground. Elizabeth Ferrari: Andy, last week was a terrible week for lies and misinformation regarding Guantánamo, particularly concerning the Yemeni prisoners and a Pentagon statement alleging that 1 in 5 released […]

An Interview With Andy Worthington About Guantánamo, “Outside the Law” and New Media

29.12.09

Recently, Amelia King, an independent journalist and community activist based in Brighton, asked me for an interview by phone. Amelia recently created her own website and is beginning to publish online as a way of exploring her interest in human rights issues and sharing ideas through interviews and research, and the following interview was originally […]

An Interview With Col. Lawrence Wilkerson (Part Two)

9.9.09

Col. Lawrence Wilkerson served in the US military for 31 years and was Chief of Staff to Secretary of State Colin Powell from August 2002 until January 2005, two months after Powell’s resignation, when he left the State Department. He is now the chairman of the New America Foundation’s US-Cuba 21st Century Policy Initiative. In […]

An Interview With Col. Lawrence Wilkerson (Part One)

27.8.09

Col. Lawrence Wilkerson served in the US military for 31 years and was Chief of Staff to Secretary of State Colin Powell from August 2002 until January 2005, two months after Powell’s resignation, when he left the State Department. He is now the chairman of the New America Foundation’s US-Cuba 21st Century Policy Initiative. In […]

Andy Worthington Discusses Guantánamo With World Can’t Wait

12.8.09

On Sunday, I was delighted to take part in a conference call arranged by World Can’t Wait, consisting of an interview with Frank Harper, followed by a question and answer session with those listening in. This was a novel set-up for me, but I thought it worked well, and I’m delighted that it’s now available […]

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Investigative journalist, author, campaigner, commentator and public speaker. Recognized as an authority on Guantánamo and the “war on terror.” Co-founder, Close Guantánamo, co-director, We Stand With Shaker. Also, singer and songwriter (The Four Fathers) and photographer.
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