Birth name: Palina Prasasouk
I’m a writer and photographer who focuses mostly on issues of national security, civil liberties, human rights, and detention.
My favorite things to photograph are protests and musical events, both come from a place of passion.
Media Fellow for Witness Against Torture‘s campaign to close Guantánamo.
All images on wearevisitors.org are copyright of Palina Prasasouk and free of charge with permission.
October 18, 2013
October 16, 2013
Lawyers for Shaker Aamer, the last British resident in Guantanamo Bay have filed an appeal in the case of Shaker Aamer vs. Barack Obama, a case that was first filed in June 2013 to halt the force-feedings of hunger strikers Aamer, Ahmed Belbacha, and Nabil Hadjarab.
September 18, 2013
Video and blog about the time I was hit in the head and face while silently kneeling at a vigil for Guantanamo.
September 13, 2013
On Friday, September 6, 2013 dozens witnessed in front of the White House, a live force-feed of 52-year-old Andres Conteris on his 61st day of a water-only hunger strike. Thousands more would watch from home via live stream, RT and Huffington Post.
September 11, 2013
An evening of music to raise awareness and funds for survivors of torture. Artists who have participated: The River Monks, Seedlings Music, Worst of the Worst, Christopher the Conquered, Clocks & Clouds, Little Ruckus, Strong Like Bear,Mad Wheel Starfish, Ryne Doughty, Paul Hertz, Nate Logsdon, The Fallbacks, and Alex Kintzle.
September 3, 2013
July 17, 2013
Letter written to a hunger striker in Guantanamo during Ramadan.
2011 & 2012