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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
Torture, and impunity in US courts
The decision to throw out Jose Padilla's suit threatens the core freedoms guaranteed to US citizens by the constitution.
Last updated: 30 Jan 2012 11:58 GMT
Guantanamo turns ten
Jonathan Hafetz discusses the three stages of Guantanamo's life as the 'flagship prison' in the 'war on terror'.
Last updated: 11 Jan 2012 19:25 GMT
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Surviving the post-employment economy
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On the record: Journalism is not a crime
Colleagues of detained Al Jazeera journalists press demands for their release, 100 days after their arrest in Egypt.
Will the internet set us free?
Mehdi Hasan discusses online freedoms and the potential of the web with Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales.
Infographic: How India forms a government
A tight race seems likely as 814 million voters elect leaders in world's largest democracy next week.
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Journalism in Pakistan, a threatened existence
What was Rumi talking about?
Secret justice inside the EU courts
The failure of post-Soviet bloc democratisation
Women take on the 'confidence gap'
Should Finland join NATO?
In Pictures: Tensions bubble in east Ukraine
Pro-Russia separatist fighters refuse to disarm despite an agreement by the US, EU, Russia and Ukraine.
In Pictures: Thailand's Songkran festival
Political divisions are forgotten as New Year is celebrated with a wet and wild nationwide water fight.
In Pictures: Residents mourn Aswan violence
Egyptians mourn in Aswan after several days of clan fighting earlier this month left 23 people dead and 40 injured.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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