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March 08, 2015
Communications Assistant/Writer
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For International Women’s Day, we are honored to share the story of a brave woman who received asylum after enduring horrific violence in Honduras and immigration detention in Texas. Lisa’s life...
March 06, 2015
Senior Associate/Pennoyer Fellow
The next round of negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) begins next week. The TPP is a proposed trade agreement that includes the United States and eleven countries: Australia,...
March 06, 2015
Associate, Human Trafficking & LGBT Rights​
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Last week police arrested seven "transsexuals," as termed in official statements, at a nightclub in a popular tourist area of central Cairo. The arrestees will be charged under the...
March 05, 2015
Research Associate
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This week, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) released its latest numbers on the “recidivism” of Guantanamo detainees released by the Bush and Obama Administrations. In the...
March 03, 2015
ACE Rule of Law Human Rights Fellow
Yesterday, Air Force Colonel Vance Spath, the judge presiding over the Guantanamo military commission hearings for alleged USS Cole bomber Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, ordered to remove the convening...
March 03, 2015
Associate Attorney, National Security
Today, the Guantanamo Bay Periodic Review Board (PRB) held its 14th hearing to determine whether one of the remaining 51 detainees eligible for review could be cleared for transfer. Mashur...
March 02, 2015
Vice President, Communications
Top News GUANTANAMO This week, Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter will appear before the Senate Armed Services Committee and the House Appropriations Committee’s Defense Subcommittee to discuss...
March 02, 2015
Research Associate
Tomorrow, we’ll see the latest hearing in the slow-moving Periodic Review Board (PRB) process at the prison at Guantanamo Bay. The process, created by President Obama in 2011, reviews the cases of...
March 02, 2015
Communications Assistant/Writer
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In the midst of the politicized debate surrounding funding for the Department of Homeland Security, Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Patrick Leahy (D-VT) stepped up to the plate to make strong...
March 02, 2015
Associate Attorney, National Security
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and George Weber Much of last week’s House Armed Services Committee hearing on President Obama’s proposed Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF) against the Islamic State (also...

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