Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sign in | Create Account

Human Rights Law in the Americas: Enforcement and Evasion

02/18/2003 7:00 PM 26-100
Jennifer Harbury, Attorney Human Rights Activist

Description: Jennifer Harbury tells the horrific story of her husband's capture, detainment, torture and execution in Guatemala at the hands of the Guatemalan military. She frames this story as one of many of murder, torture and acts of terror and the cover up efforts around such cases.

About the Speaker(s): Jennifer Harbury is an attorney and human rights activist who examines the role of the CIA in human rights violations in Latin America, focusing on Guatemala and its Mayan citizenry. Author "Searching for Everardo" A Story of Love, War, and the CIA in Guatemala

Host(s): Dean for Student Life, Western Hemisphere Project

Tape #: T14764

Comments (0)

It looks like no one has posted a comment yet. You can be the first!

You need to log in, in order to post comments. If you don’t have an account yet, sign up now!

MIT World — special events and lectures

MIT World — special events and lectures

Category: Events | Updated almost 3 years ago

Created
December 12, 2011 17:36
Category
Tags
License
All Rights Reserved (What is this?)
Additional Files


Viewed
1573 times

More from MIT World — special events and lectures

The Last Time I Saw Bali

The Last Time I Saw Bali

Added almost 3 years ago | 01:20:00 | 1853 views

A New Conversation with Jack Welch

A New Conversation with Jack Welch

Added almost 3 years ago | 00:57:40 | 5627 views

Electronics on Plastic: A Solution to the Energy Challenge, or a Pipe Dream?

Electronics on Plastic: A Solution ...

Added almost 3 years ago | 01:14:00 | 2731 views

Annual Technology Day Report 2010

Annual Technology Day Report 2010

Added almost 3 years ago | 00:44:53 | 2607 views

Opportunities for Reducing U.S. Transportation's Petroleum Usage and Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Opportunities for Reducing U.S. Tra...

Added almost 3 years ago | 01:13:00 | 3394 views

The Next Frontier: Bioelectronic Interfaces

The Next Frontier: Bioelectronic In...

Added almost 3 years ago | 01:03:00 | 2614 views