Debunking the most recent criticism of the U.S. justice system for terrorism trials.
|By: daphneeviatarhumanrights1st Wednesday October 20, 2010 3:39 pm|
|By: daphneeviatarhumanrights1st Wednesday October 6, 2010 7:28 am|
Post-9/11; insight into the federal procecution of suspected terrorists
|By: daphneeviatarhumanrights1st Thursday September 16, 2010 8:56 am|
As our combat troops leave Iraq, the number of private security contracts is expected to increase over two fold. What does this mean for our ability to hold them accountable for their conduct in war zones?
|By: daphneeviatarhumanrights1st Monday August 9, 2010 2:30 pm|
Pretrial hearings in the case of Omar Khadr today were dominated by arguments over whether his “confessions” to interrogators should be suppressed due to alleged abuse, and what other evidence should be admitted at trial. Khadr’s lawyer argued that all of his statements about what he did should not be admissible at trial because his lead interrogator at Bagram threatened him with gang rape, and possibly with death, thereby tainting his perspective of all of the interrogators asking him questions afterwards.
|By: daphneeviatarhumanrights1st Friday June 11, 2010 3:15 pm|
For months now, certain commentators and legislators have been arguing that Congress needs to pass a new law authorizing the indefinite detention without charge or trial of suspected terrorists and their supporters.
|By: cdixonosburnhumanrights1st Friday May 7, 2010 9:48 am|
The interrogation tactics described in today’s Gitmo hearing give reason to believe that any confession from Khadr was not reliable.
|By: cdixonosburnhumanrights1st Thursday May 6, 2010 11:38 am|
By abandoning our own rule of law we lose the support of our own citizens and allies, and at the same time support al Qaeda’s most powerful recruitment strategy.
|By: cdixonosburnhumanrights1st Wednesday May 5, 2010 11:05 am|
We must end the politics of fear and let our Constitution work without interference.
|By: daphneeviatarhumanrights1st Monday May 3, 2010 10:17 am|
A civilian federal court judge would likely throw out the case of Omar Khadr.