Castro's dream for Cuba's artists
Ancient Peruvian technology to fix a water crisis
Nobody who matters actually says it works.
31 Dec 2014 12:27 GMT | Human Rights, Politics, United States, CIA
The US position that suspected terrorists can be detained under the law of armed conflict remains highly controversial.
18 Jun 2014 14:26 GMT | US & Canada, Afghanistan, United States
US double standards on human rights are encouraging other states to follow suit.
15 Apr 2014 12:42 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, United States
International media attention on the mass hunger strikes last spring propelled Guantanamo back onto the radar.
Jonathan Hafetz | 26 Feb 2014 08:17 GMT | US & Canada, United States
Recent rulings by federal district courts are a reminder of the judiciary's role in checking government overreach.
Jonathan Hafetz | 06 Jan 2014 11:05 GMT
The latest court ruling will have little effect in closing down Guantanamo.
Jonathan Hafetz | 31 Jul 2013 13:30 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, United States
Despite false starts in the past, there appears to be real momentum behind new efforts to reform Guantanamo policies.
Jonathan Hafetz | 03 Jul 2013 11:14 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Afghanistan, United States, Yemen
The Obama administration's decision to reform the military commissions - rather than retire them - seems misguided.
Jonathan Hafetz | 20 Apr 2013 12:08 GMT | Politics, Health
The US will be judged by how it uses drones not against its own citizens, but against others, argues Hafetz.
Jonathan Hafetz | 15 Mar 2013 11:06 GMT | Business & Economy, US & Canada, United States
It's the first time a court has expressly found that the CIA's extraordinary programme constituted torture.
Jonathan Hafetz | 07 Jan 2013 07:22 GMT
The film "Zero Dark Thirty" gives a misleading impression that torture was an important part of finding bin Laden.
Jonathan Hafetz | 26 Dec 2012 10:24 GMT | Politics, Business & Economy, Arts & Culture
People & Power investigates how a match-fixer and his syndicate corrupted global football.
Sport, Football, Corruption
How Japan is using high tech factories to grow vegetables indoors.
Environment, Science & Technology, Food
A look at the country's changing media landscape and what it means for journalism in Cuba.
Media, Cuba, Fidel Castro
Can Kazakhstan become a world power and tourism hotspot despite its poor human rights record and steep prices?
Human Rights, Kazakhstan, Asia