• Press Release

Twenty Years After September 11, Lack of Accountability for Families and Those Harmed by Post 9/11 Policies and Abuses

September 8, 2021

Ahead of the 20th anniversary of the attack on the United States on September 11, 2001, Daphne Eviatar, the director of the Security With Human Rights program at Amnesty International USA said:

“Two decades after the attacks of September 11 were carried out the survivors and their families have yet to see any justice, reparation, or accountability for that heinous crime.

“Rather than fair and transparent trials, the military commissions created at Guantánamo Bay have been a dismal failure — denying survivors and their families justice, skirting United States and international law, and abusing the rights of those who remain imprisoned at the facility.

Read more:

New Report Details Ongoing Human Rights Violations at Guantánamo Bay Detention Facility (report & release, January 11, 2021)

As the mother of a 9/11 victim, I want justice – not Guantanamo (post, January 11, 2016)