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Alexa Koenig
Alexa Koenig is the Executive Director of the Human Rights Center at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law. She is an author of Guantánamo and its Aftermath: US Detention and Interrogation Practices and their Impact on Former Detainees (2008), formerly served as the program manager of the Witness to Guantánamo Project, and recently completed a dissertation on the experiences of former Guantánamo detainees. She received her JD magna cum laude from the University of San Francisco School of Law and was awarded a PhD in Jurisprudence and Social Policy from the University of California, Berkeley.

Entries by Alexa Koenig

The International Criminal Court at RightsCon: Upping its Cyber Game

(1) Comments | Posted March 11, 2014 | 5:55 PM

When tech innovators and human rights activists mobilized in San Francisco last week to discuss how modern tools can be better used to respond to global human rights violations, a critical partner came to the table for the first time: the International Criminal Court.

The Human Rights Center at...

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The Breaking of Bodies and Minds: Task Force Report Confirms Complicity of U.S. Medical Personnel in Torture and Cruel, Inhuman, and Degrading Treatment

(0) Comments | Posted November 7, 2013 | 1:53 PM

A report released earlier this week -- Ethics Abandoned: Medical Professionalism and Detainee Abuse in the War on Terror -- concludes that post-9/11, doctors and other health professionals working in U.S. security detention centers around the world engaged or assisted in torture and cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment of detainees...

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