The Necessity of Torture? Ethics and Utility

February 25, 2006

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Hentie Botha
Former Lt. Col, with 25 years service in theSouth African Police, of which 21 years was within the Security and Crime Intelligence environment; former commander of a small intelligence unit with special focus on the African National Congress's military wing, Mkhonto we Sizwe; Founder; GlobalStrategic Initiatives

Allison Cohen
International Human Rights Officer, Jacob Blaustein Institute for the Advancement of Human Rights; Former Program Coordinator, Research and Investigations Department, Physicians for Human Rights; EPIIC ’97 and ‘98

Introduction and Presentation of EPIIC Alumni Award:
Jason Hill
EPIIC Colloquium Member

David Kretzmer
Bruce W. Wayne Professor of International Law, Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Former Vice-Chair and Member, United Nations Human Rights Committee; Author, “Targeted Killing of Suspected Terrorists: Extra-Judicial Executions or Legitimate Means of Defence?”; Visiting Professor of Internal Law, The Fletcher School, Tufts University

Mac Maharaj
Former Secretary, African National Congress underground

Art Gibb (Cdr-US Navy)
Associate Chairman, Department of Political Science, U.S. Naval Academy


Julia Clark
EPIIC Colloquium Member

Dan Sherman
U.S. Naval Academy