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Latest Reports

May 3, 2012

On 5 May 2012, at the US naval base at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, a US Army Colonel, in his role as a military commission judge, is due to conduct the arraignment of five men who have been in US custody without trial for approaching a decade.
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February 13, 2012

The modern history of the USA indeed includes examples of remarkable advocacy and progress for human rights. One area, however, where there has been zero human rights progress during the three years since the USA’s pledge is with respect to the sy...

February 6, 2012

This report describes the recent dismissal in federal court of a lawsuit brought by Jose Padilla, a US citizen who was held as an "enemy combatant" before being brought to trial in 2007.

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.