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October 21, 2015
Director, Human Rights Defenders
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This blog is cross posted from The Huffington Post: We've all spent money on things we shouldn't have. As a teen I blew my Saturday job earnings on a stud earring I thought would make me...
October 20, 2015
Director, Human Rights Defenders
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Dominating the Guantanamo war court today was yesterday's suggestion by Walid Bin Attash that he represent himself. He's accused of organizing an Al-Qaeda camp in Afghanistan where two of the...
October 20, 2015
Researcher & Advocate, Ford Fellow
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Last week we reported on the cool reception of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán from other leaders at the United Nations. Now we turn to the recent visit of a senior U.S. official to Hungary for...
October 19, 2015
Director, Human Rights Defenders
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This blog is cross posted from The Huffington Post: They don't sit together, the five men in the Guantanamo court accused of plotting the September 11, 2001 attacks. It's not a classic...
October 19, 2015
Senior Counsel, National Security
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This is a cross-post from The Huffington Post. It was a typical Monday morning at the Guantanamo military commissions. Within the first 15 minutes, the judge had to adjourn the pre-trial hearing...
October 19, 2015
Vice President, Communications
Top News Antisemitism Tomorrow Senator Ben Cardin and the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Special Representative on Anti-Semitism, Racism, and Intolerance will host a conversation on Combating Anti-...
October 16, 2015
Associate Attorney, National Security
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Yesterday in the D.C. District Court, lawyers for Tariq Ba Odah, a Yemeni detainee in Guantanamo, argued before Judge Thomas Hogan that the U.S. government should order Ba Odah’s release on medical...
October 15, 2015
Associate, Human Trafficking & LGBT Rights​
At the end of this year the timeline for the U.N. Millennium Goals will come to a close. The lofty aspirations of the Millennium Summit fifteen years ago may not have been fully realized, but the...
October 15, 2015
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By Anita Dhanvanthari At the highly publicized Leaders’ Summit on Countering ISIL and Violent Extremism during the United Nations General Assembly on September 29, President Obama recognized the...
October 15, 2015
Associate, Human Trafficking & LGBT Rights​
The Hoosier State is upping its game to disrupt the business of modern day slavery. With 27 reported cases of human trafficking in Indiana this year as of June, the state is increasing efforts...

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