Berlin

"Taxi to the Dark Side"

October 19, 2015, 00:00

Taxi to the Dark Side
On 19 October 2015 the former Guantánamo detainees Murat Kurnaz and Mourad Benchellali will meet at ECCHR with their lawyers and representatives of Amnesty International, the Center for Constitutional Rights and Human Rights Watch. Together we will discuss litigation strategies and the status of the ongoing proceedings in Spain, France and Germany. 
Kurnaz from Bremen (Germany) and Benchellali from Lyon (France) were detained and tortured in Guantánamo for several years. Since then they have been seeking accountability for those responsible for their suffering.
 
6-6.45 pm
Panel Discussion on US Accountabiliy
 
with Baher Azmy (Center for Constitutional Rights, New York), Géraldine Mattioli-Zeltner (Human Rights Watch), Julia Hall (Amnesty International) and Wolfgang Kaleck (European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights)
 
7-7.45 pm
Panel Discussion on Guantánamo Litigation
 
with the twor former Guantánamo detainees Murat Kurnaz (Germany) and Mourad Benchellali (France) and their lawyers Gonzalo Boye (Spain) and Apolline Cagnat (France)

8 pm
Screening of the Oscar-winning Documentary 'Taxi to the Dark Side'

KANT Kino, Kantstraße 54, 10627 Berlin Entrance Fee: Donation-based!

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