“This feels like a loss,” said Andrea Prasow of Human Rights Watch while touring the museum, flagging several errors in how curators have presented the history of torture and interrogation.
Rajkamal Kahlon’s ongoing project Did You Kiss the Dead Body? incorporates the military autopsy reports and death certificates of detainees killed while in American custody in Iraq and Afghanistan.
At the height of the Iraq War in 2006, attorney Susan Burke invited fashion photographer Chris Bartlett to focus his lens on a new subject.
On January 11, marking the 12th anniversary of the opening of the Guantanamo Bay detention camp, activists from the group Witness Against Torture commandeered the lobby of the National Museum of American History.
In the latest story of the Syrian government cracking down on artists, independent filmmaker Orwa Nyrabia has gone missing, presumably detained by Syrian authorities.
The stories of tragedy continue to roll out of Syria, though some have been disproven or highly doubted as Western propaganda, many are certainly true and now we learn of the death of the Syrian sculptor, Wael Kaston, 46, who was killed earlier this week in Homs, Syria, under what is believed to be torture.