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January 28, 2014
This is a cross-post from The Huffington Post. You probably won’t hear much about the new hearings taking place for many of the remaining 155 detainees at Guantanamo Bay, even though, ...
January 16, 2014
This is a cross-post from Just Security. Judge Lewis Kaplan in the Southern District of New York has been keeping busy.  In just the last week, Judge Kaplan issued three decisions...
January 07, 2014
This is a cross-post from The Huffington Post. If you happened to be braving the bitter cold near the federal courthouse in Manhattan Tuesday morning, you probably didn’t notice anything...
December 20, 2013
After Ramzi Bin al Shibh four times objected in court this week to the noisiness of his prison cell at night, the judge presiding over the September 11 military commission case on Thursday...
December 18, 2013
This is a cross-post from The Huffington Post. When Col. John Bogdan took the witness stand Wednesday morning in the military commission hearing at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, he’d been called to...
December 18, 2013
Washington, D.C. – Human Rights First today sent a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder urging him to reject reported proposals to transfer a Russian national detained in Afghanistan...

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Opinions | March 25, 2014
Op-ed by Daphne Eviatar.  The government’s charges against Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law looked pretty thin. Washington was basically claiming that the Kuwaiti imam had made a...
Letter | December 17, 2013
Human Rights First sent a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder urging him to reject reported proposals to transfer a Russian national detained in Afghanistan to the United States for...
Opinions | October 26, 2013
Op-ed by Don Borelli. Since 9/11, federal courts in the United States have handled hundreds of complex cases related to international terrorism.  At least 67 of those cases have involved...