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March 26, 2010
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  New York, March 26, 2010 Human Rights First today praised growing United Nations Human Rights Council opposition to the concept of "defamation of religions," a trend the group notes was...
March 25, 2010
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by Daphne EviatarCrossposted from JuristThere may be no better example of why so-called "enhanced interrogation techniques" are a bad idea than the case of Mohamedou Ould Slahi, who a judge on Monday...
March 25, 2010
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Guatemalan indigenous rights activist and genocide survivor Jesus Tecu Osorio has been selected to receive the prestigious 2010 Roger N. Baldwin Medal of Liberty Award for international human...
March 25, 2010
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NUEVA YORK El defensor de los derechos humanos de los ind
March 24, 2010
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Justice of the Supreme Court, said she was "unsettled, indeed alarmed" by Keep America Safe's attacks against Department of Justice lawyers.Criticism has come from everywhere...
March 24, 2010
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By Renée Schomp, Law and SecurityWhen it comes to someone as sensationally capable of creating alternate realities as torture apologist Marc Thiessen, it’s at times difficult to avoid descending into...
March 24, 2010
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March 23, 2010
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In reaction to yesterday's news about Google pulling out of China, Human Rights First CEO and President Elisa Massimino responded:Google’s decision to leave China underscores what’s at stake for all...
March 22, 2010
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Cross-posted at The Huffington Post The Wall Street Journal is absolutely right that Lindsey Graham is tossing up an embarrassing air ball. Graham's effort to get the administration to abandon...
March 22, 2010
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In the National Law Journal, two retired judges argue that courts - not Congress - are the natural deciders regarding which Guantanamo prisoners may be lawfully detained:Those arguing for such new...

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