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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

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