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Victory
January 17, 2012

Political activist Mohamed Hassan Alim was released without charge on 16 January 2012 after being held incommunicado for 22 days. He was not told why he had been arrested, but believes it was for p...

Victory
January 6, 2012

37-year-old businessman Yassin Ziadeh was arrested by members of the Syrian Air Force Intelligence on 30 August 2011 in Daraya, near the Syrian capital of Damascus. Yassin Ziadeh was released witho...

Press Release
January 1, 2012

Despite expressing serious reservations about the NDAA, the Obama administration has paved the way for legislation that will authorize indefinite detention.

Report
December 16, 2011

While Guantánamo may have dropped from the news headlines, the human rights concerns associated with it -- detentions and torture among them -- remain.

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