Over the past several months, a string of American officials and legislators have paraded to Afghanistan as supplicants, in hopes of convincing President Hamid Karzai to sign a bilateral security agreement. The agreement would effectively guarantee a U.S. military presence there beyond 2014.
Human Rights Concerns Missed on Both Sides of the India-U.S. fallout over the Treatment of an Indian diplomat
December 19, 2013
The Indian government is outraged because a mid-level Indian diplomat was strip-searched before she was sent to jail on charges of paying her domestic worker below minimum wages ($3 dollars an hour) and lying about it in official documents to the U.S.
Tom Ginsburg Discusses Constitutions in Authoritarian Regimes at Colloquium
December 3, 2013
On 20 November 2013, Professor Tom Ginsburg presented several chapters from his forthcoming edited volume (co-edited with Alberto Simpser of the University of Chicago), Constitutions inAuthoritarian Regimes, at the Constitutional Transitions & Global and Comparative Law Colloquium.
Jamil Dakwar is the Director of the American Civil Liberties Union's Human Rights Program (HRP) which is dedicated to holding the U.S. government accountable to its international human rights obligations and commitments.