Prof. Edwards Featured in Kuwait's Al Jarida Newspaper
Professor George E. Edwards was featured in an article that appeared in the Arabic-language newspaper Al Jarida, published in Kuwait on 31 March 2008. In the article, he discussed a range of international human rights and other legal issues in Kuwait and the United States. He commented on the U.S. continued detention of Kuwaitis in Guantanamo Bay, an "Article 98 Agreement" by which Kuwait agreed not to surrender any U.S. soldier to the International Criminal Court, the Kuwait government's new legislation banning any person from dressing like a person of the opposite sex, and issues the United States State Department raised in its Annual Human Rights Report on human rights conditions in Kuwait. Read the article.
On 31 March 2008, Profesor George E. Edwards gave a lecture at the University of Kuwait Faculty of Law entitled "International Law and Torture: From the Anti-Terrorism Ticking Bomb Scenario to Abuse of Domestic Helpers in Kuwait." Professor Edwards was also invited to deliver a lecture at Kuwait University in 2003.