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March 11, 2013 This is a crosspost from Reuters. On Friday morning in downtown Manhattan, Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law appeared in a federal courtroom to be charged with conspiring to kill Americans. In a...
March 08, 2013 New York City – Today, following the arraignment of Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law, in a New York federal court, Human Rights First’s Daphne Eviatar issued the following...
March 07, 2013 New York City – Human Rights First today praised a decision to bring Sulaiman Abu Ghaith – Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law – to justice in U.S. federal courts, a venue the group notes has a track...
February 15, 2013 This is a crosspost from the Huffington Post. If observers hoped the parade of officers testifying in the 9/11 hearings this past week was going to redeem the Guantanamo military commissions, they...
February 14, 2013 This is a crosspost from Huffington Post. Questions about monitoring of privileged attorney-client communications continued to swirl around the pre-trial hearings taking place at Guantanamo...
February 12, 2013 This is a crosspost from the Huffington Post. Testimony from the special 9/11 courtroom at Guantanamo Bay this morning confirmed what defense lawyers have been complaining about for...
February 11, 2013 This is a crosspost from Huffington Post. The problems of holding the trial of the alleged masterminds of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba were on...

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Amicus Brief | May 24, 2019
The Periodic Review Board’s discretionary administrative review of the continued detention of detainees at Guantanamo Bay is inherently limited, deeply flawed, and, under the current administration,...
Issue Brief | January 04, 2019
Introduction As the armed conflict with various organized terrorist groups stretches into its sixteenth year, the United States continues to wrestle with the most effective way to handle captured...
Letter | April 23, 2018
Dear Senator: As retired general and flag officers of the United States military, we write to express our profound concern about the nomination of Gina Haspel to be Director of the Central...
Factsheet | February 16, 2018
Those eager for swift justice against accused terrorism suspects have at times called for sending suspects to the military commission system in Guantanamo based on fears that suspects may be...