Clara Gutteridge is a human rights investigator who documents national security–related abuses in the East and Horn of Africa. She was formerly resident fellow at the Open Society Justice Initiative and Deputy Director of the Secret Prisons team at Reprieve. Follow her on Twitter at @GutteridgeClara.
Beneath the political debates over the death of Ambassador Christopher Stevens is a history of American meddling in the country—which set the stage for the assassination.
“Captured in Somalia in 2003, Suleiman Abdallah was one of the ‘disappeared’ prisoners of the ‘war on terror.’ When I finally found him years later, he was a broken man.”