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N-Map Success Story: Fahd Ghazy Released from Guantánamo after 14 Years of Unlawful Detention

By Jessie Landerman, N-Map Project Manager

While Fahd and his family look to the future, I cannot help but reflect on how cruel his detention was and marvel at how Fahd preserved his humanity throughout. 740 more words

Criminal Justice Reform

Sometimes Justice Needs a Good Memory-- And a Long Arm

The Central American University (UCA) campus is an oasis of calm in the bustle of San Salvador. One night in 1989 that calm was shattered when six members of its faculty, all Jesuit priests, and their housekeeper and her daughter became the victims of a political assassination. 666 more words

John Denvir

Who Killed Police Reform?

As the Council’s Committee on Public Safety held a hearing Monday on a package of proposals to turn a host of low-level infractions from criminal offenses to civil ones—a package the… 1,445 more words

Bill De Blasio

GTMO: Our Nation’s Disgrace

New Guantánamo Habeas Case Breaks Legal Ground

In our efforts to do everything possible to close Guantánamo, CCR has taken on another new case. Muhammadi Davliatov was detained in 2002, never charged with any crime, and cleared for release in 2009. 279 more words

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On Not Celebrating Steven Salaita's Settlement With UIUC

I cannot bring myself to celebrate the news of Steven Salaita‘s settlement with the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign (UIUC). The reasons for this are fairly straightforward–as noted in… 566 more words

Philosophy

Center for Constitutional Rights: Violations by U.S. Government against foreign nationals

On May 11, 2015, the U.S. government was reviewed for the second time under the Universal Period Review (UPR) process, a process in which a country’s entire human rights record is examined by the United Nations Human Rights Council. 334 more words

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