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HLP stands for Humanitarian Law Project

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While a reader of Justice Kennedy's opinion in Citizens United--specifically, one who notes his reliance on the proposition that "the First Amendment generally prohibits the suppression of political speech based on the speaker's identity" (14)--might well have assumed that the identity of the speaker should not dictate the result, Chief Justice Roberts's later opinion in Humanitarian Law Project surely demonstrates that the Court will not treat campaign speech by terrorist organizations like speech by ordinary voters.
In 1998 the Humanitarian Law Project (HLP), a human rights organization based in Los Angeles, asked a federal judge whether the material support ban, which was first enacted in 1996, applied to its planned nonviolent advocacy on behalf of the Kurdistan Workers' Party in Turkey, which appears on the State Department's list of "foreign terrorist organizations.
In this case, the Humanitarian Law Project and others tried to argue that their support for the PKK, a group seeking a Kurdish homeland in southeastern Turkey, and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, who had fought a long war against the government of Sri Lanka, was intended only to promote nonviolent ends and to help the groups assert their legal rights and find ways to peacefully resolve their disputes.
The Humanitarian Law Project and other plaintiffs said they wanted to offer the groups training in how to use international law to resolve disputes peacefully and how to petition the U.
HUMANITARIAN LAW PROJECT Perhaps the most ominous aspect of the lawfare critique is the inference that law should not be used by victims to seek redress for their injuries or that lawyers should not be allowed to counsel clients on their rights or on available forums to pursue their rights.