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Alexa Koenig
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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.

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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.

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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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