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The war is over: Isn't it time for the US to release POWs?
The US position that suspected terrorists can be detained under the law of armed conflict remains highly controversial.
Last updated: 18 Jun 2014 14:26 GMT
Israel and US: Common strategies to control political prisoners
Israeli and US treatment of political prisoners increasingly bear the same trademarks.
Last updated: 02 Jun 2014 10:13 GMT
Human rights don't stop at the border
US double standards on human rights are encouraging other states to follow suit.
Last updated: 15 Apr 2014 12:42 GMT
Guantanamo: Making the unbearable a little less unbearable
International media attention on the mass hunger strikes last spring propelled Guantanamo back onto the radar.
Last updated: 26 Feb 2014 08:17 GMT
Movement on Guantanamo?
Despite false starts in the past, there appears to be real momentum behind new efforts to reform Guantanamo policies.
Last updated: 03 Jul 2013 11:14 GMT
Zero Dark Thirty's real collateral damage
The Oscar-nominated film Zero Dark Thirty is misleading at best when it comes to the use of torture.
Last updated: 12 Jan 2013 13:23 GMT
Guatemala's creep toward military rule and repression
Returning to military government and repressing opposition will only further deepen Guatemala’s problems, writes Hafetz.
Last updated: 26 Oct 2012 06:25 GMT
Death at Guantanamo Bay
Guantanamo is no longer a prison outside the law, but remains a prison without justice, writes Hafetz.
Last updated: 21 Sep 2012 09:15 GMT
Lawsuit challenges US surveillance powers
Judicial review of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act amendment is important in reclaiming civil liberties.
Last updated: 12 Jun 2012 13:22 GMT
The 9/11 trial begins: Why second-class justice harms everyone
The trial of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four others should have been prosecuted in a federal court.
Last updated: 11 May 2012 13:48 GMT
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In Pictures: Lebanon's dying fishing industry
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