Professor Satterthwaite and Global Justice Clinic Featured in Al-Jazeera Piece: “Senate Report Set to Reveal Djibouti as CIA ‘Black Site'”

http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2014/5/2/djibouti-senate-cia.html Horn of Africa nation has denied hosting secret prison facilities for US, but classified document may undermine claim May 2, 2014 5:00AM ET by Jason Leopold @JasonLeopold The legal case of a former CIA detainee suing the government of Djibouti for hosting the facility where he says he was detained could be helped by  More»

Global Justice Clinic Seeks Clinical Fellow for 2014-15

NYU Global Justice Clinic: Clinical Teaching Fellowship NYU School of Law invites applications for a one-year Teaching Fellowship with its Global Justice Clinic for academic year 2014-2015. The fellowship will begin during summer 2014, with the exact start date negotiable. The ideal candidate will be an experienced advocate who is both passionate and critical of  More»

Human Rights Research Opportunity for Danish-speaking NYU Law Student

The Open Society Justice initiative is currently looking for a responsible student volunteer who is fluent in Danish and English to provide temporary research assistance (approximately 40 hours in total) on a human rights project. Please contact amrit.singh@opensocietyfoundation.org if interested and available, and attach a current version of your CV.

Sarah Knuckey in the Medical Journal of Australia: “On Australia’s Doorstep: Gold, Rape, and Injustice” (July 10)

Full article available for download here or at https://www.mja.com.au/journal/2013/199/3/australia-s-doorstep-gold-rape-and-injustice. “On Australia’s doorstep: gold, rape, and injustice–Substantial involvement of health professionals is needed to stop further entrenchment of harm and suffering“ Medical Journal of Australia, (Med J Aust 2013; 199 (3): 1-2.) By Sarah Knuckey Many Australians, like others in Western countries that are home to  More»

CHRGJ Scholar Carey Shenkman’s Op-ed in TruthOut: “National Security Journalism on Trial” (June 25)

TruthOut, June 25, 2013  http://truth-out.org/speakout/item/17173-national-security-journalism-o “National Security Journalism on Trial” by Carey Shenkman Freedom of the press in the United States is on trial behind a curtain. In the court martial of WikiLeaks whistleblower Private First Class Bradley Manning, government prosecutors are making an unprecedented argument that, if accepted, could eviscerate the freedom of the  More»

Sarah Knuckey in Esquire: “The US Just Killed A Boy In Yemen: Will Obama Respond? (June 21)

http://www.esquire.com/blogs/politics/yemeni-boy-killed-in-drone-strike-062113 Last night, McClatchy Newspapers published a detailed report alleging that a U.S. drone strike in Yemen killed not only suspected militants, but also a ten-year-old boy named Abdulaziz Huraydan. If true, the boy’s killing sets a grisly new milestone. This is the first reported civilian death from a drone strike since President Obama’sMay 23 speech on counter-terrorism,  More»

Prof. Philip Alston to Speak on “Evaluating Taiwan’s Implementation of International Human Rights” (Apr 15)

On Monday, April 15th, Professor Philip Alston will participate in the U.S.-Asia Law Institute’s conference on “Criminal Justice in China and Taiwan Today.” Professor Alston will be commenting on Taiwan’s human rights record, following a recent evaluation he participated in from February 24th-March 1st, 2013, alongside a range of international legal experts. For more about  More»