Filtering by: DETENTION

Alive in Graves: A film screening and discussion on Syria's detainees
Feb
15
12:00 PM12:00

Alive in Graves: A film screening and discussion on Syria's detainees

The Middle East Institute (MEI) is pleased to host the premiere screening of Alive in Graves, a documentary produced by the Save the Rest Campaign to shed light on the crisis of Syrian detainees in the prisons of the Syrian government. The 17-minute film will be followed by followed by a discussion to address questions including: How does the issue of enforced disappearances impact Syrian society today, and how will it affect the country’s future? How can the international community address the problem? How can the status of detainees be integrated into the negotiations and the political process?

View Event →
Enforcing U.S. Immigration Laws: A Top Priority for the Trump Administration
Oct
17
11:00 AM11:00

Enforcing U.S. Immigration Laws: A Top Priority for the Trump Administration

The Heritage Foundation is hosting a discussion of the ways immigration enforcement in the U.S. can be strengthened as well as a keynote address by Acting Director of ICE Thomas Homan, a 34-year veteran of law enforcement, to hear what the Trump Administration is doing in this area.

View Event →
Building National Security on Inalienable Rights
Sep
14
to Sep 15

Building National Security on Inalienable Rights

  • George Washington University Law School (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

NATSECDEF 2017 is the third annual meeting of the minds from the fields of law, community activism, religion, national security, and journalism. The relationship between national security and human rights is a delicate balance, as consistently illustrated through the Guantanamo Bay military commissions. This conference will bring together experts, scholars, advocates, and activists to discuss the most pressing national security issues, how they are being constructed and addressed, and how to maintain the balance between effective security and the human rights protections necessary to a democratic United States.

View Event →
International Law and National Security: A View from Abroad on Current Trends in Targeting, Detention and Trials
May
18
6:00 PM18:00

International Law and National Security: A View from Abroad on Current Trends in Targeting, Detention and Trials

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Cardozo Law Institute in Holocaust and Human Rights, and the Floersheimer Center for Constitutional Democracy are hosting a panel discussion on International Law and National Security: A View from Abroad on Current Trends in Targeting, Detention, and Trials.

View Event →