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May 05, 2010
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Cross-posted at The Huffington Post. Photo Canadian Press. I was swimming at Girl Scout Beach on Guantanamo Bay after another full day of testimony in the hearing of Omar Khadr. He was the fifteen...
May 05, 2010
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Photo from cbsnews.com. Cross-posted at The Huffington Post As lawmakers in Congress duke it out over whether the Times Square bombing suspect ought to have been read his Miranda rights, it’s...
May 05, 2010
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Washington, DC Today as the Senate Homeland Security Committee tackled tough questions related to this past weekend's attempted Times Square Bombing and the capture of its alleged plotter, Faisal...
May 04, 2010
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The arrest of Faisal Shahzad, the suspect of the attempted bombing in Times Square, has sparked debate on "mirandizing" terrorist suspects.The FBI issued a statement on how they proceeded, in...
May 03, 2010
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Cross-posted at The Huffington Post. I am struck by the contrasts. The flight attendant said as soon as we landed, "Welcome to Guantanamo Bay. We hope you enjoyed your flight." Would she have said...
May 03, 2010
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Cross-posted at The Huffington Post As the government continues to pursue the case of Omar Khadr, it's becoming clear why the administration chose to try this case in a military commission rather...
April 30, 2010
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Cross-posted at The Huffington Post. Photo Associated Press. Today's hearing in the military commission case of Omar Khadr was once again fraught with confusion, complication and delay. This...
April 29, 2010
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Human Rights First’s Daphne Eviatar was interviewed yesterday--direct from Guantanamo--by Spencer Ackerman at The Washington Independent regarding Day One of the Omar Khadr hearings in Guantanamo Bay...
April 28, 2010
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Cross-posted at The Huffington Post. Opening statements today in the suppression hearing in the Khadr case lay out how both sides plan to argue the motion, which aims to stop the government from...
April 28, 2010
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June 30, 11:15 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. Human Rights First and UNHCR will convene this thematic session on xenophobia to discuss strategies for improving protection for refugees, returnees, asylum-seekers...

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