Brighton: The Sea and the Storm, a set on Flickr.
This photo set is the second of three sets taken in Brighton during my visit from January 29-30, 2013 to take part in “Freedom from Torture,” an event about Guantánamo organised by the University of Sussex Amnesty International Society, featuring myself, my friend Omar Deghayes, a former Guantánamo prisoner, and Elspeth Van Veeren, a researcher and writer about Guantánamo in the university’s International Relations Department.
It was a great event, as I explained in my previous article, in which I posted the first photo set, and I was also delighted to have time to socialise — with Omar, and with my friend Jackie Chase and her family, who put me up for the night. As I explained in the previous article, Jackie runs Under the Bridge Studios, beside Brighton station, which also houses Radio Free Brighton, a community radio station stuffed full of politics and music, which has just been recognised as being in the Top 30 online stations worldwide. Read the rest of this entry »
Writer, campaigner, investigative journalist and commentator. 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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