Regional Policy Initiative on Afghanistan & Pakistan
Remaking Bagram: The Creation of an Afghan Internment Regime and the Divide over U.S. Detention Power
A new Open Society Foundations report examines the challenges facing the U.S. and Afghan governments as they transfer responsibility for Afghanistan’s detention facilities and internment policies.
Bagram Prison Inmates Deserve Clear Answers About Their Fates
The U.S. will turn over the political prisoners in Bagram prison to Afghanistan sometime in the next six months, but so far there are no clear answers about what happens to those prisoners, especially citizens of Pakistan.
The Promise of a Post-Adiyala Pakistan
The Pakistan Supreme Court’s hearing on the Adiyala prisoners’ case may mark an important milestone. In the weeks since, enforced disappearances and illegal detentions have been discussed with an openness never seen before.
Open Society Voices
The U.S. Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution held its first hearing on the Obama administration's policy on drones. Senators from both parties agreed on the need for a more transparent policy.
Detention policy challenges persist as the United States hands over Bagram Prison to Afghanistan.