Leila Barghouty

Leila Barghouty

Leila Barghouty is an award-winning investigative journalist and filmmaker based in New York. Her work focuses on investigations into law enforcement, military, detention, and the long-term effects of armed conflict around the world. She regularly reports from the detention center in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and across the Middle East. Her investigations with Stanford University’s Open Policing Project have led to procedural change in police departments and jails across the United States.

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America is Abandoning Afghan Translators to the Taliban

America is Abandoning Afghan Translators to the Taliban

Afghan translators face deadly violence from the Taliban after the US withdraws in a matter of months. Yet the program designed to help them relocate to the US is a shambles, and many are dying while waiting for an answer.

Leila Barghouty