Daphne Eviatar (@deviatar) is Senior Counsel in Human Rights First’s Law and Security Program. She reports on military commission proceedings at Guantanamo Bay, monitors terrorism trials in federal courts, researches and writes on the U.S. drone war and targeted killing policy, and is author of Detained and Denied in Afghanistan: How to Make U.S. Detention Comply with the Law.
Daphne writes a blog on the Huffington Post and has published in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Newsweek, Politico and many other publications.
Daphne is a graduate of Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, New York University School of Law and Dartmouth College. She was a law clerk to Judge Irma E. Gonzalez on the United States District Court in San Diego and Judge Dolores K. Sloviter on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in Philadelphia.
Areas of Expertise: Military Commissions, Federal Courts, Drones, Targeted Killings, Detention
Selected Media Appearances
Bagram: The Other Guantanamo? – CBS News
White House Again Raises Possibility Of Closing Guantanamo – NPR (All Things Considered)
Just How Many Terrorists Has The U.S. Convicted? – NPR (All Things Considered)
Backstory: Detainees at Bagram – WNYC (The Leonard Lopate Show)
Guantanamo pretrial hearing delayed as legal files vanish – Reuters
Is Guantanamo Bay Still Open For Justice? – Huffington Post (HuffPost Live)
Kill the Kill List – Foreign Policy
Media Inquiries: Contact Michael Joshi, Communication Director
Office: (212) 992-6176 Cell: (913) 269-6735