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Patrick Hanley

Associate, National Security Campaign

As Program Associate, Patrick provides programmatic and administrative support for the Law and Security program at Human Rights First. Patrick comes to Human Rights First from Capitol Hill, having most recently served as Special Assistant to Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL). He began his career in Washington interning with the International Rights and Responsibility Program at the Center for American Progress.

Patrick earned his B.A. in Political Science from the University of Florida in 2006 and has also completed study at Universiteit Utrecht in the Netherlands.

May 30, 2014
The pre-trial hearings were underway again this week at Guantanamo for Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, the alleged USS Cole bombing mastermind. What was up for debate this time? The defense has requested a...
April 24, 2014
Pretrial hearings in the case against alleged USS Cole bombing mastermind Abd al Rahim al Nashiri continue to limp along—par for the course in Gitmo’s troubled military commission system—but they...
March 20, 2014
This morning, observers and media had the opportunity to remotely view the unclassified portion of the periodic review board (PRB) hearing in the case of Ali Ahmad al-Rahizi, a Yemeni who has been...
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