Maha Hilal

Maha Hilal

Dr Maha Hilal has a PhD in Justice, Law, and Society from American University in Washington, DC. The focus of her research and expertise is institutionalized Islamophobia in the War on Terror and it's impact on Muslims and Muslim Americans. Hilal is currently the Co-Director of Justice for Muslims Collective, an organizer with Witness Against Torture, a Council member of School of the Americas Watch.  

Guantanamo Bay

Freed from Guantanamo, but imprisoned by borders

Mohamedou Ould Slahi left Guantanamo three years ago, but his illegal imprisonment is still ongoing.

Freed from Guantanamo, but imprisoned by borders

United States

Abu Ghraib: The legacy of torture in the war on terror

Abu Ghraib prison was closed in 2014, but its horrendous legacy lives on.

Abu Ghraib: The legacy of torture in the war on terror

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Revoking citizenship: Israel's new repressive tool

The revoking of Alaa Zayoud's Israeli citizenship sets a dangerous precedent.

Revoking citizenship: Israel's new repressive tool