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Samantar v Yousuf

Will $21 Million Somalia Judgment Be the Last of Its Kind?

Katie Redford | Posted 10.30.2012 | World
Katie Redford

This week, a group of Somalians subjected to torture and other human rights abuses by the Somalian regime received a measure of justice before a U.S. federal district court. This year, will the U.S. Supreme Court allow such cases to continue?

It's Official: The U.S. Is Not a Safe Haven for Human Rights Abusers

Pamela Merchant | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Pamela Merchant

The Supreme Court's ruling in Samantar v. Yousuf means that former foreign officials who have committed egregious human rights abuses will not be able to find comfort and sanctuary in the U.S.