Witness to Guantanamo released a video tape of Mark describing how the interrogation techniques used on Mohammed al-Qahtani at GTMO were illegal and hardened his resistance.
In an Op-Ed in The Huffington Post, Mark wrote that America would be judged, and judged harshly, for not closing the Guantanamo Bay prison sooner, as it has become a strategic liability and a symbol of injustice, oppression and torture.
Mark wrote an Op-Ed published in the Huffington Post on how it’s time for President Obama and Congress to take bipartisan action to ensure we never venture into the dark side and torture again.
Mark appeared in a Human Rights First public service announcement on how torture doesn’t work, is illegal and violates American ideals.
Newsweek interviewed Mark about how if there was any suspicion about Guantanamo Bay detainees, they would not be released.
Mark wrote an Op-Ed published in the NY Daily News Mark urges President Obama to move aggressively to transfer detainees cleared for release from GTMO and to bring terrorists to justice, real justice and constitutional justice, citing it’s not just President Obama’s legacy at stake; it’s ours.
Mark, along with former Navy General Counsel Alberto Mora, and former NCIS Director David Brant were on a panel moderated by former US Attorney John McKay on the San Bernardino and Palm Desert Campus
Mark told LBC there’s been no evidence to establish that the infliction of abuse or pain or torture would result in the acquisition of accurate or reliable information and that it is counter productive, as it hardens resistance and results in tainted or flawed intelligence.
Shepard Smith interviews Mark on Fox News on terrorism, radicalization and symbols of oppression, torture and injustice; and how we need to reclaim the narrative that we’re a just nation and society.
The University of Colorado Boulder announced Mark would be giving a special presentation at their International Affairs Spring Reception and speaking at the Conference on World Affairs