Philippe Sands

Philippe Sands appears in the following:

The Origins of 'Genocide' and 'Crimes Against Humanity'

Wednesday, June 08, 2016

Lawyer and professor Philippe Sands examines the lives of the two men who simultaneously originated the ideas of “genocide” and “crimes against humanity.”

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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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