Seth Freed Wessler

Seth Freed Wessler appears in the following:

The Legacy of Abu Ghraib

Friday, September 10, 2021

One man’s ongoing effort to get justice for the abuse he endured at a U.S. prison in Iraq.

Last Chance at Justice

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Salah Hasan Nusaif al-Ejaili knows the atrocities that can be committed during a time of crisis. Seventeen years after the American invasion of Iraq, he's still trying to get justice.

Fragility in Liberty

Thursday, February 20, 2020

We travel from Liberty Island to U.S.-Mexico border to discover how the end of Reconstruction and America's present-day immigration crisis are inextricably bound.

How The Coast Guard Keeps Prisoners On The Open Sea

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Journalist Seth Freed Wessler joins us to discuss his new investigation in The New York Times Magazine: “The Coast Guard’s ‘Floating Guantánamos’.” 

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Mass Incarceration & Private Prisons Under Donald Trump's Presidency

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

Journalist Seth Freed Wessler argues that we’re poised for a new era of explosive private prison growth and deportation under a Trump presidency. 

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Could This be the End of Private Prisons?

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

The Justice Department recently announced that it will end or “substantially reduce” the scope of all its contracts with private prison operators. 

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When Federal Officials Ignore Deaths in Private Prisons

Friday, July 08, 2016

How federal mismanagement and lack of oversight has led to deaths in unregulated private prisons.


Why Some Privately Run Prisons Get Away With Inmate Abuse

Monday, February 08, 2016

Seth Freed Wessler investigated the abuses of immigrants held in privately run prisons across the country. 

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