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August 27, 2007
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Alberto Gonzales is out as Attorney General. Human Rights First opposed his confirmation. Here’s a video explaining why.
August 27, 2007
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WASHINGTON – Human rights First is part of an unusual coalition of public interest and religious groups with widely-ranging ideological views that has filed a joint friend-of-the-court brief in the...
August 23, 2007
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In today’s Washington Post, Dana Milbank illustrates how the trial of Army Lt. Col. Steven Jordan currently taking place at Fort Meade isn’t shedding any more light on the policies, circumstances, or...
August 21, 2007
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Does the new resolution passed by the American Psychological Association on the interrogation of detainees contain a loophole allowing psychologist to continue to participate in brutal CIA...
August 20, 2007
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Because Human Rights First is a 501(c)(3) organization, there are legal limits on the kinds of information we can publish on this blog. For example, while we’re working to make ending torture and...
August 20, 2007
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A week after American lawyers declared their opposition to the Bush Administration’s “enhanced” interrogation system, psychologists struck a second blow against the program. On Sunday, The American...
August 17, 2007
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On the Harper’s blog, Scott Horton discusses a 1625 sermon delivered by John Donne opposing state-sponsored torture to make the case that opposing official cruelty is a moral and ethical position –...
August 17, 2007
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Here’s HRF President Michael Posner writing on the resolution recently passed by the ABA asking Congress to overturn the Bush Administration’s July 20th executive order that leaves the door open to...
August 16, 2007
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Senator Says He Will Block C.I.A. NominationBy THE ASSOCIATED PRESSA Democratic senator said he would indefinitely block President Bush’s nominee to become the C.I.A.’s top lawyer. “I’m going to keep...
August 16, 2007
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“The Padilla trial proves that this country’s criminal justice system is fully capable of dealing with terrorism crimes,” said Hina Shamsi, Deputy Director of the Law & Security Program at Human...

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