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Factsheet | January 20, 2017
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Closing Guantánamo is a “national security imperative” according to the Department of Defense.  Guantánamo is a symbol of the failed war in Iraq, torture, and delayed justice for hundreds of men...
Factsheet | January 20, 2017
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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 Bush Administration...
Factsheet | January 20, 2017
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Myth: Terrorists have traditionally been tried in military commissions. Fact: Federal civilian criminal courts have convicted more than 550 individuals on terrorism-related charges since 9/11....
Issue Brief | January 20, 2017
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The prison at Guantanamo Bay, which now holds 41 detainees, is vastly more expensive to operate than the equivalent federal prisons. Indeed, it’s come to be called “the most expensive prison on...
Video | January 20, 2017
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The Human Rights Summit brings together activists and leaders from government, business, the military, and faith communities to discuss today’s most pressing human rights problems and challenges...
Issue Brief | January 18, 2017
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In May 2016 a trans woman in Colón, El Salvador was beaten and strangled to death. Unknown assailants skinned her face and threw her body in a ditch on the side of a highway. In June Human...
Factsheet | January 17, 2017
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The House and the Senate passed their versions of the National Defense Authorization Act for the fiscal year 2017 (FY17 NDAA). Both bills retain and add to unwise and unnecessary provisions that...
Blueprint | January 17, 2017
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Summary President Obama should provide sustained leadership to increase the momentum to transfer prisoners out of Guantanamo and close the facility. Sustained leadership Communicate to...

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