Philippe Sands

Philippe Sands appears in the following:

Reappearing Act: Saif al-Islam Gadhafi

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Initial reports from Tripoli indicated that rebel forces had captured Mummar Gadhafi's son Saif, a defiant spokesman for the regime who was also educated in the West. Then, early Tuesday morning he reappeared at a luxury hotel in Tripoli flashing victory signs for supporters and the press. Philippe Sands talks about how complicit Saif Gadhafi was his father’s brutal crackdown this year.

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Torture Team

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

In his book, Torture Team, attorney Philippe Sands takes an in-depth look at the now infamous "Rumsfeld Memo." Issued on December 2, 2002, by then-Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, the memo authorized eighteen techniques of interrogation that meet international definitions of torture. Sands investigates how the memo set the ...

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How High Up?

Wednesday, April 02, 2008

Philippe Sands, international lawyer, professor of law at University College London and author of Torture Team: Rumsfeld's Memo and the Betrayal of American Values, discusses his Vanity Fair article on the Bush Administration and torture and whether any individuals might be in legal jeopardy.

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