Introducing Laila

These remarks were delivered as part of the 20th annual Maryse and Ramzy Mikhail Memorial Lecture Series. More information on the series is available at mikhaillecture.wordpress.com Good evening, thank you, John, and thank you to Dean Gilbert and the  University of Toledo College of Arts and Letters and everyone who worked to make this event … Continue reading Introducing Laila

Mos Def YouTube Video Sheds Light on Inhumanity of Force-Feeding at Gitmo

This post was originally published on AAI's newsblog. Inhumane treatment continues at Guantanamo Bay, where over 100 of the 166 prisoners detained there are in the midst of a hunger strike. Some have been fasting for over 100 days. The number of those currently being force-fed has reached at least a quarter of the total population of the prison, over 40 … Continue reading Mos Def YouTube Video Sheds Light on Inhumanity of Force-Feeding at Gitmo