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Blueprint | November 29, 2016
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Download the Blueprint Summary President Obama should provide sustained leadership to increase the momentum to transfer prisoners out of Guantanamo and close the facility. Sustained...
Factsheet | November 29, 2016
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Download   The Basics Detainees: The first detainees arrived at the Guantanamo Bay detention facility on January 11, 2002. Since it opened, 780 detainees have been held there. The...
Video | November 22, 2016
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Right now the future seems uncertain. Given President-elect Donald Trump’s brash promises on the campaign trail, some fear that our most cherished ideals—human rights, the rule of law, protecting...
Factsheet | November 22, 2016
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Download In the current version of the Guantanamo military commissions: Crimes triable: Defendants in military commissions, who were tried ex-post facto for conduct such as “material support...
Factsheet | November 18, 2016
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Download FIVE Secretaries of Defense Melvin Laird (1969-1973) Robert Gates (2006-2011) Leon Panetta (2011-2013) Chuck Hagel (2013-2015) Ash Carter (2015-present) FIVE Chairs of...
Issue Brief | November 17, 2016
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Download In October 2016 Human Rights First visited the Essex County Correctional Facility, Hudson County Correctional Facility, and Elizabeth Detention Center, the three principal facilities used...
Factsheet | November 16, 2016
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THE U.S. ASYLUM SYSTEM is facing a growing crisis. Over the last four years, the backlog of asylum applications pending with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) Asylum Division has...
Video | November 01, 2016
Human trafficking is the world’s fastest growing criminal enterprise, earning exploiters an estimated $150 billion annually. Let’s work together to put traffickers out of business and behind bars...