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May 05, 2016
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A new report by Sarah Godoy of the Luskin Center for Innovation reveals that there is a great need for additional resources and research efforts devoted to quantifying human trafficking incidences in...
May 05, 2016
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Immigration detention is harmful to children. That’s the resounding consensus from healthcare professionals, social workers, immigrant advocates, and more, as we document in our report, "Family...
May 05, 2016
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Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) published an op-ed in the Illinois State Journal-Register to share some facts about the prison at Guantanamo Bay and to respond to Senator Mark Kirk’s piece in the same...
May 05, 2016
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By Adelma Jakupovic Sanad Ali Yislam Al Kazimi, a 46-year-old Yemeni national, appeared at this morning’s Guantanamo Periodic Review Board (PRB) hearing, an interagency review process that will...
May 04, 2016
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By Adelma Jakupovic  Does interrogational torture work? How frequently must torture be used to produce information to be considered effective? Will innocent detainees be tortured or only...
May 03, 2016
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This morning the Periodic Review Board (PRB) held a hearing for Karim Bostan (ISN 975). Bostan, originally from Afghanistan, has been held at the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba since...
May 02, 2016
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Over the weekend Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL) wrote an op-ed titled, “Why Gitmo Can’t Be Closed,” promoting his bill that would tighten the already unreasonable restrictions on transferring...
May 02, 2016
Vice President, Communications
Top News  Guantanamo  As the administration works toward its goal of closing the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, it has scheduled two more Periodic Review Board...
April 29, 2016
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Since 1864 same-sex sexual activity between men has been criminalized in Jamaica. Under the Offences Against the Person Act, those convicted of buggery can face a punishment of up to 10 years...
April 29, 2016
Researcher & Advocate, Ford Fellow
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On Thursday the Periodic Review Board (PRB) held a hearing for Bashir Nasir Ali Al-Marwalah, a 36-year-old Guantanamo detainee from Yemen who’s been imprisoned at the U.S. base in Cuba since October...

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