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Raleigh Hearings on NC’s Role in CIA Torture

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A panel of experts known as the North Carolina Commission of Inquiry on Torture will hold public hearings on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 at the Raleigh Convention Center. NC State political scientist Michael Struett will speak about the role of state and local governments in ensuring that federal government officials do not violate people’s basic human rights. Struett holds that North Carolina has a role to play based on examples of accountability efforts in South Africa and Latin America and beyond.