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February 29, 2016
Vice President, Communications
Top News Guantanamo Last week the Pentagon sent Congress the Obama Administration’s plan to close the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The plan includes the accelerated transfer of...
February 25, 2016
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The Pentagon released its plan for closing the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, setting off a renewed debate over the prison and the detainees there. Former Secretary of State Colin Powell...
February 25, 2016
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By Whitney-Ann Mulhauser On Wednesday morning Ramzi bin al-Shibh, one of the five 9/11 defendants, testified for several hours before a military commission about the conditions of his detention at...
February 24, 2016
Director, Antisemitism and Extremism
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Not too long ago we credited Hungary’s decision to cancel the statue honoring notorious antisemite Bálint Hóman as an important signal that antisemitism would not be tolerated and that any...
February 24, 2016
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By Alice Debarre  Yesterday the Guantanamo Periodic Review Board (PRB) convened for the 29th time to evaluate the continued detention of Muhammad Ahmad Abdallah al-Ansi. The board heard...
February 24, 2016
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By Whitney-Ann Mulhauser On Monday morning, the military commissions at Guantanamo Bay held yet another painfully slow hearing in the 9/11 case, bogged down in procedural issues that wouldn’t be a...
February 23, 2016
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By Timothy Meyers U.N. Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders, Michel Forst, issued a damning assessment of  Hungary’s treatment of human rights defenders and civil...
February 23, 2016
Ford Fellow, Pillar Project
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In an amicus brief submitted to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals today, medical and mental health professionals say that the government’s family detention facilities are incapable of meeting...
February 22, 2016
Vice President, Communications
Top News Guantanamo Tomorrow is the statutory deadline for the Obama Administration to give Congress its plan for closing the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The...
February 19, 2016
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By Alice Debarre In a welcome development, today the Obama Administration announced four additional Periodic Review Board (PRB) hearings—the interagency review process intended to determine...

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