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Professor Fionnuala Ní Aoláin was interviewed in the New York Times about the United States' hopes to repatriate a family of 10 from camps in Syria. A Kurdish-led militia that is battling the Islamic…

Professor Fionnuala Ní Aoláin and Clement Nyaletoss Voulue were quoted in an article in The Bahrat Express News about the convictions of Venezuelan activists ahead of elections. The two UN experts…

Professor Fionnuala Ní Aoláin's recent election to the the International Commission of Jurists was covered by Irish Legal News. Prof. Ní Aoláin will be serving a 5 year term.

Prof. Fionnuala Ní Aoláin and co-authors wrote about the need for Sweden to bring its citizens home from camps in Syria. 

Prof. Fionnuala Ní Aoláin was interviewed on Radio Canada this week about Canadian children held in detention camps in Syria.

Professor Fionnuala Ní Aoláin was quoted by The Intercept on the release of a current prisoner at the U.S. prison at Guantánamo Bay. Having faced harsh and "brutal conditions" upon his return to Alergia,…

U.S. News extensively covered Professor Fionnuala Ní Aoláin's trip to Syrian detention camps as U.N. rapporteur on the protection of rights while countering terrorism. Professor Ní Aoláin explained, “The taking of…

U.S. Senator Dick Durbin endorsed the report on Guantanamo Bay released by Prof. Fionnuala Ní Aoláin as U.N. special rapporteur. Senator Durbin wrote, "The special rapporteur’s report should also serve as a wakeup…

Professor Fionnuala Ní Aoláin was quoted by Fox News on the recent rise of artificial intelligence, and how it could be used to spy on activists and journalists. Calling for a moratorium on AI development…

Professor Fionnuala Ní Aoláin was quoted by the Irish Times in an article covering her recent call as U.N. special rapporteur on human rights to abolish the non-jury Special Criminal Court in Ireland. With…

Professor Fionnuala Ní Aoláin, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism (UNSRCT), briefed reporters on her technical…

As reported earlier this week, Professor Fionnuala Ní Aoláin, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism (UNSRCT), …