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Will the Last UK Resident Be Released from Guantanamo Next Month?
JURIST guest columnist Peter Jan Honigsberg from the University of San Francisco School of Law discusses possible release of detainees from Guantanamo Bay...On April 24, JURIST reported that Shaker Aamer, a citizen of Saudi Arabia (SA) and a British (More)
The Rules Have Not Changed Regarding Armed Conflict
JURIST Guest Columnist David M. Crane of Syracuse University College of Law discusses enforcing the laws of armed conflict in an age of extremes... Shortly after three planes went into three buildings on September 11, 2001 the chief law enforcemen (More)
Debating Guantanamo Bay and Torture
JURIST Guest Columnist Clarence Leatherbury from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law discusses the debate over torture techniques and our nations security... The American public was recently given information about the CIA's torture o (More)
Afghanistan election marked by fraud complaints
Afghanistan's Independent Election Complaints Commission (IECC) said on Sunday that there have been more more incidents of serious fraud reported in the April presidential election than the previous election in 2009, when more than a million suspec (More)
Afghanistan election official warns of fraud in national election
An Afghan election official from the Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) warned in a news conference Wednesday that Saturday's national election may may have suffered a degree of fraud. According to IECC spokesperson Nadir Mohsini In (More)
Unprecedented Notice of Warrantless Wiretapping in a Closed Case
JURIST Guest Columnist Ramzi Kassem of the CUNY School of Law argues that a notice of warrantless wiretapping could lead to the reopening of criminal cases ... (More)
Afghanistan president to release 72 detainees against wishes of US
A spokesperson for Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Thursday said that the administration would be releasing seventy-two prisoners the United States considers dangerous militants from Bagram prison, stating that there was not enough evidence to con (More)
UN SG condemns Pakistan terrorist attack on Christian church
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon [official profile; JURIST news archive] on Sunday condemned a terrorist attack on a Christian church in Peshawar, Pakistan, which has reportedly killed more than 80 people and wounded more than 100. Ban expressed h (More)
US still holding detainees without charges at Bagram: report
The nonprofit human rights law firm Justice Project Pakistan (JPP) released a report on Thursday detailing the conditions at Bagram Prison in Afghanistan, a facility that detains non-Afghan prisoners of the US despite not being under US control (More)
The NSC, Drone Killing Accountability and New FOIA Litigation
JURIST Guest Columnists Douglas Cox and Ramzi Kassem, Associate Professors at the City University of New York School of Law say that the National Security Council needs to return to previous levels of oversight and legal restriction... (More)
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