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Gabor Rona International Legal Director There are two distinct camps criticizing the use of federal courts to try terrorism suspects after last week’s federal court conviction of former ...
by Gabor Rona
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Nov 30, 2010 at 02:04 PM PST with 1 Recommend
Since Ahmed Ghailani's conviction on only one of 285 criminal counts on Wednesday, the verdict has ...
by Daphne Eviatar Human Rights 1st
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Nov 19, 2010 at 08:51 PM PST with 12 Recommends
By Jennifer Turner, Human Rights Researcher, ACLU Human Rights Program Yesterday was an emotional day of testimony from widow Tabitha Speer and Omar Khadr. As a reminder, ...
by ACLU
Comment Count 16 comments on Fri Oct 29, 2010 at 02:05 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
By Jennifer Turner, Human Rights Researcher, ACLU Human Rights Program ...
by ACLU
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Oct 28, 2010 at 11:44 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
The government's star witness in the sentencing hearing of Omar Khadr continued to talk for hours on the stand today, explaining his view of why he believes that the Canadian captured in 2002 at the ...
by Daphne Eviatar Human Rights 1st
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Oct 28, 2010 at 07:43 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
By Jennifer Turner, Human Rights Researcher, ACLU Human Rights Program Yesterday, Canadian ...
by ACLU
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Oct 26, 2010 at 08:19 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
By Jennifer Turner, Human Rights Researcher, ACLU Human Rights Program Earlier today, Omar ...
by ACLU
Comment Count 58 comments on Mon Oct 25, 2010 at 01:59 PM PDT with 28 Recommends
This morning I sat in a U.S. military commissions courtroom in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and watched the first child soldier charged by a Western nation since World War II plead guilty to crimes he was ...
by Daphne Eviatar Human Rights 1st
Comment Count 15 comments on Mon Oct 25, 2010 at 11:58 AM PDT with 27 Recommends
Lawyers made opening statements Tuesday as the trial began in earnest for the first former Guantanamo ...
by Daphne Eviatar Human Rights 1st
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Oct 13, 2010 at 03:00 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
On Wednesday, to the surprise of some spectators in the courtroom, a U.S. federal judge did the right thing : he followed the ...
by Daphne Eviatar Human Rights 1st
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Oct 08, 2010 at 10:33 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
When Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani was first transferred to New York from Guantanamo Bay last year, House Republican leader John Boehner ...
by Daphne Eviatar Human Rights 1st
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Sep 27, 2010 at 06:20 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
On Saturday, the New York Times reported that administration officials are "alarmed" by the military commission ...
by Daphne Eviatar Human Rights 1st
Comment Count 426 comments on Thu Sep 02, 2010 at 06:07 AM PDT with 140 Recommends
The New York Times today ...
by Daphne Eviatar Human Rights 1st
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Aug 27, 2010 at 11:52 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
The administration has posted what comes across as a clear and straightforward request for help, about the war crime prosecution of Omar Khadr. The request was posted to the New York Times .
by Garrett
Comment Count 12 comments on Sat Aug 28, 2010 at 05:15 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
By Jennifer Turner, Human Rights Researcher, ACLU Human Rights Program Before Omar Khadr's trial ground to a halt last week, the sentencing hearing of 50-year-old detainee ...
by ACLU
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Aug 20, 2010 at 08:20 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
By Jennifer Turner, Human Rights Researcher, ACLU Human Rights Program Friday morning, the first trial at Gitmo under President Obama was suspended because the defendant's lawyer,
by ACLU
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Aug 17, 2010 at 10:18 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
By Jennifer Turner, Human Rights Researcher, ACLU Human Rights Program Opening statements began in the first trial under Obama's military commisions yesterday, and the ...
by ACLU
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Aug 13, 2010 at 12:19 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
By Jennifer Turner, Human Rights Researcher, ACLU Human Rights Program Yesterday, I witnessed history being made here in Guant�namo, as jury selection began today in the ...
by ACLU
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Aug 11, 2010 at 08:06 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
By Jennifer Turner, Human Rights Researcher, ACLU Human Rights Program Yesterday was a stark reminder that instead of closing the book on the Bush-era military commissions, ...
by ACLU
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Aug 10, 2010 at 08:41 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
Today Amnesty International USA will be hosting a Tweet Chat ...
by Amnesty International USA
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Aug 10, 2010 at 06:24 AM PDT with 10 Recommends