The European Court of Human Rights recently awarded damages to Khaled El-Masri against Macedonia for the country's participation in a CIA rendition and torture. El-Masri, a German citizen and a car salesman in Germany, was never shown to have any terrorist connections. His detention and mistreatment was likely the result of a mistake involving a similarity between his name and that of a CIA target. The Court found that El-Masri's rendition was "a particularly grave" violation of basic human rights. Henrikas Mickevicius, lawyer and Director of the Human Rights Monitoring Institute in Vilnius, Lithuania, is presenting a lecture on Review of U.S. Rendition Practices by the European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday, February 26 at 12:15 p.m. in Room 4045. Burritos will be provided. For more information, contact email@example.com. This lunch event is co-sponsored by the Center for International & Comparative Law and The Center for Law, Ethics and National Security.
Entering the public domain (finally)
Center for the Study of the Public Domain celebrates expiration of copyright for Safety Last! and other works from 1923.
Investigating N.C.'s role in CIA renditions
Faculty, students examine state’s ties to apprehension, detention, and transport of terror suspects to be tortured outside the U.S.