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July 28, 2015
Last week I flew down to Guantanamo to observe the trial of Abd al Hadi al-Iraqi. Originally I was set to spend two weeks on the military base, but we were sent home early when the remaining...
July 28, 2015
The Obama Administration submitted a petition yesterday seeking a rehearing before the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit. The administration wants the court to overturn a three-judge...
July 24, 2015
By Radha Desai Signal International, Inc., a marine service company headquartered in Mobile, Alabama, was ordered to pay more $14 million to trafficked workers in a landmark lawsuit earlier this...
July 23, 2015
By Christina Miliou The Greek debt crisis is, by and large, averted for now. On July 13, Greece and European officials agreed to the terms of a new bailout, one that will prevent collapse of the...
July 22, 2015
It was revealed yesterday in The New York Times that since taking office in February, Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter has not approved the transfer of any Guantanamo detainees, even those cleared...
July 21, 2015
I’m in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba to observe a pre-trial hearing for Abdul Hadi al Iraqi, al Qaeda's alleged former Internal Operations Chief. When I began working at Human Rights First as part of a...
July 15, 2015
The Guantanamo Periodic Review Board (PRB) convened yesterday morning for a hearing on the transfer status of Salman Yahya Hassan Mohammed Rabei’i, a Yemeni detainee accused of membership in al Qaeda...

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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....