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The right to due process is a fundamental human right that we work to protect around the world and in the United States.

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August 24, 2015
Top News Family Detention Federal Judge Dolly Gee ruled late on Friday that the Obama Administration must release children from family detention centers “without unnecessary delay” and that they...
August 18, 2015
Mohammed Kamin, a Guantanamo detainee for over a decade, had a Periodic Review Board (PRB) hearing this morning. The 37-year-old Afghan is believed to have been a member of al Qaeda, "...
August 10, 2015
Top News IMMIGRATION DETENTION The U.S. government issued a response Friday to the federal court ruling that orders an end to the Obama Administration’s policy of holding children and their...
August 04, 2015
By Katy Naples-Mitchell Bernardo Aban Tercero, a Nicaraguan national, has been on death row in Texas since 2000, when he was convicted of intentional murder during an armed robbery. Texas...
July 31, 2015
On Tuesday, House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) urged the Department of Homeland Security to defend its ability to detain families in the wake of last Friday’s federal district court...
July 30, 2015
Yesterday a HuffPost/YouGov poll indicated that a majority of Americans do not believe the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay will be shut down by the end of President Obama’s term. Their...
July 29, 2015
After taking detailed notes of my week in Guantanamo Bay, I thought it would be fitting to provide some thoughts and recommendations for future observers and the Office of Military Commissions (OMC...

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Transcription | February 10, 2015
Elisa Massimino Keynote Address American Bar Association Mid-Year Meeting Center for Human Rights Annual Luncheon Houston, Texas February 9, 2015. Thank you so much for that kind introduction...
Letter | June 12, 2013
A coalition of retired admirals and generals uges Congress to support Rep. Adam Smith’s and Rep. Chris Gibson’s amendment #13 to the National Defense Authorization Act (H.R. 1960)....
Video | June 04, 2013
President Obama recently delivered a major counterterrorism speech at the National Defense University in which he pledged to renew efforts to close Guantanamo, increase oversight and transparency of...
Opinions | May 28, 2013
Op-ed by Lieutenant General Charles Otstott, USA (Ret.) and Major General Paul D. Eaton, USA (Ret.) The Senate Armed Services Committee held an important, under-discussed hearing recently....