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September 07, 2018
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Last week, a Guantanamo military commission judge ruled that statements made by five detainees suspected of being involved in the September 11 attacks are inadmissible in court because of their...
August 24, 2018
National Security Assistant
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This Tuesday the Periodic Review Board (PRB) convened in Guantanamo Bay to review whether Ismael Ali Faraj Ali Bakush could be cleared for transfer out of the detention facility. Ali Bakush...
August 21, 2018
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In response to the increasing numbers of women and children requesting asylum at the southern border in the summer of 2014, the U.S. government massively increased family detention, which put...
August 11, 2018
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One year ago, Americans looked on in horror as tiki torch-carrying white nationalists chanted "Jew will not replace us” (sic) as they marched through the streets of Charlottesville, Virginia....
August 10, 2018
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By Kevin Schuster In April 2018, the Center for Human Rights and Constitutional Law filed a motion to enforce the Flores settlement agreement, claiming that the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR...
August 07, 2018
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By Isaiah Affron On July 16, after hearing Bonadona v. Louisiana College, a magistrate judge in Louisiana ruled in favor of Joshua Bonadona, a football coach who was denied a job because of his “...
August 07, 2018
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By Kevin Schuster A new report suggest the Trump Administration plans to decrease the number of admitted refugees to 25,000 or lower for fiscal year 2019—a historic low. This move would be a...
July 30, 2018
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By Reece Pelley Last week the Guantanamo Bay Periodic Review Board (PRB) convened to assess the status of Mohammed al-Qahtani, a Saudi national detained for the past 16 years. Al-Qahtani...
July 27, 2018
By Reece Pelley For the first time since Poland’s governing Law and Justice party (PiS) received a parliamentary majority in 2015, the country is on the cusp of something unexpected: the possible...
July 23, 2018
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By Isaiah Affron In this five-part blog series, Human Rights First examines the crimes and trial of the National Socialist Underground (NSU), a neo-Nazi terrorist cell whose crimes were left...

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