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Samantha Osaki, a student living in Pennsylvania, reads the sworn statement of an interpreter at the Kandahar detention facility in Afghanistan who witnesses the mistreatment of a detainee: 

Here’s actress Lili Taylor reading the same statement at the Sundance Film Festival 2011:

And here’s a fragment of the original handwritten statement: 

Join Samantha and Lili in honoring this interpreter: 

1) download the statement

2) film yourself reading 

3) send us the file

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In Doug Liman’s documentary film Reckoning With Torture, ordinary Americans stand side-by-side with actors, writers, and former military interrogators and intelligence officers in a reading of official documents that reveals the scope and cost of America’s post-9/11 torture program.

This Sunday on Moyers & Company, Liman joins Larry Siems, PEN American’s Director of Freedom to Write and International Programs, to discuss the film and the importance of hearing the voices of detainees.

To find out when the show airs in your area, click here.

(via PEN.org » Blog Archive Reckoning with Torture on Bill Moyers - PEN.org)

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On this weekend’s Moyers & Company (check local listings), PEN American Center’s Larry Siems, author of The Torture Report, and director Doug Liman, whose credits include The Bourne Identity, Mr. and Mrs. Smith, and Fair Game, join Bill Moyers to talk about U.S. torture tactics and Reckoning with Torture, their collaborative multimedia effort. You can watch a preview of the showhere. 
Bill Moyers and Michael Winship explain why it’s important to face the truth about U.S. torture tactics as we honor Americans in uniform in a new On Democracy essay. The essay was published by Moyers & Company and first appeared on BillMoyers.com.
(via PEN.org » Blog Archive On Memorial Day Weekend, America Reckons with Torture - PEN.org)

On this weekend’s Moyers & Company (check local listings), PEN American Center’s Larry Siems, author of The Torture Report, and director Doug Liman, whose credits include The Bourne Identity, Mr. and Mrs. Smith, and Fair Game, join Bill Moyers to talk about U.S. torture tactics and Reckoning with Torture, their collaborative multimedia effort. You can watch a preview of the showhere

Bill Moyers and Michael Winship explain why it’s important to face the truth about U.S. torture tactics as we honor Americans in uniform in a new On Democracy essay. The essay was published by Moyers & Company and first appeared on BillMoyers.com.

(via PEN.org » Blog Archive On Memorial Day Weekend, America Reckons with Torture - PEN.org)

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In Doug Liman’s documentary Reckoning With Torture, ordinary Americans stand side-by-side with actors, writers, and former military interrogators and intelligence officers in a reading of official documents that reveals the scope and cost of America’s post-9/11 torture program.

This Sunday on Moyers & Company, Liman joins Larry Siems, PEN American’s Director of Freedom to Write and International Programsto discuss the film and the importance of hearing the voices of detainees.

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PEN American Center appears on Bill Moyers on America’s Torture Program

"On this weekend’s Moyers & Company, Siems, director of the Freedom to Write and International Programs at PEN American Center, and Liman, whose credits include The Bourne IdentityMr. and Mrs. Smith, and Fair Game, join Bill Moyers to talk about what we should be learning from and doing about U.S. torture tactics.”

(Source: billmoyers.com)