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“Dirty Wars”: An Immensely Powerful Anti-War Film, Uncovering Obama’s Global “War on Terror”

8.6.13

On May 13, I was privileged to be invited to a London preview of “Dirty Wars,” the new documentary film, directed by Richard Rowley and focusing on the journalist Jeremy Scahill’s investigations into America’s global “war on terrorism” — not historically, but right here, right now under President Obama. In particular, the film, which opens […]

Torture, Torture Everywhere

21.12.12

For those of us who have been arguing for years that senior officials and lawyers in the Bush administration must be held accountable for the torture program they introduced and used in their “war on terror,” last week was a very interesting week indeed, as developments took place in Strasbourg, in London and in Washington […]

Video: Andy Worthington Discusses the Documentary “Death in Camp Delta,” Examining the Alleged Suicides in Guantánamo in June 2006

19.2.12

In the whole sordid ten-year history of Guantánamo, one of the most distressing events, which has never been adequately investigated, involves the deaths of three prisoners on the night of June 9, 2006. According to the authorities, the deaths were the result of a coordinated suicide pact, but this never sounded credible to anyone who […]

Andy Worthington Discusses Al-Qaeda Film “The Oath” on Press TV

14.7.11

Recently, I was happy to follow up on my discussion on Press TV of “You Don’t Like the Truth,” the harrowing documentary about Guantánamo’s former child prisoner Omar Khadr, with another discussion, this time about “The Oath,” an extraordinary documentary by American filmmaker Laura Poitras. See here and here for the two parts of the […]

Video: Andy Worthington Discusses the Omar Khadr Film “You Don’t Like the Truth” on Press TV (Part Two)

18.6.11

Two weeks ago, as I explained in a previous article here, I took part in a studio discussion at Press TV’s London studios, commenting on the excellent new documentary film, “You Don’t Like the Truth: 4 Days Inside Guantánamo.” Directed by Luc Cote and Patricio Hernandez, this award-winning film focuses on the story of Guantánamo […]

Video: Andy Worthington Discusses the Omar Khadr Film “You Don’t Like the Truth” on Press TV

8.6.11

Last week, I was pleased to take part in a studio discussion at Press TV’s London studios of the documentary film, “You Don’t Like the Truth: 4 Days Inside Guantánamo,” directed by Luc Cote and Patricio Hernandez, and focusing on the story of Guantánamo prisoner Omar Khadr, which will be officially released in the UK […]

Open City: New London Film Festival Screening of “Outside the Law: Stories from Guantánamo,” UCL, June 19, 2011

2.6.11

“‘Outside the Law’ is a powerful film that has helped ensure that Guantánamo and the men unlawfully held there have not been forgotten.” Kate Allen, Director, Amnesty International UK “[T]his is a strong movie examining the imprisonment and subsequent torture of those falsely accused of anti-American conspiracy.” Joe Burnham, Time Out “Every American needs to […]

Great feedback from screening of “Outside the Law: Stories from Guantánamo” in New York

3.5.10

Last week, I had an email out of the blue from Jeremy Varon, a Professor of History at the New School for Social Research in NYC and a member of Witness Against Torture, the campaigning organization that screened the new documentary film, “Outside the Law: Stories from Guantánamo” (directed by Polly Nash and myself) at […]

Review: “Outside the Law: Stories from Guantánamo” at the London International Documentary Festival

28.4.10

I’m pleased to report that Monday night’s screening of the new documentary film, “Outside the Law: Stories from Guantánamo” at the Free Word Centre on Farringdon Road was a great success. The screening took place as part of the London International Documentary Festival, and featured an excellent panel for the post-screening Q&A session — former […]

Time Out reviews “Outside the Law: Stories from Guantánamo”

25.4.10

Ahead of Monday’s screening of the new documentary film, “Outside the Law: Stories from Guantánamo” (directed by Polly Nash and myself) at the London International Documentary Festival, Joe Burnham has given the film a great review in Time Out: [T]his is a strong movie examining the imprisonment and subsequent torture of those falsely accused of […]

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