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December 10, 2009
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By Colby GoodmanIn an interview with Fox News Host Sean Hannity on Tuesday, former Vice President Dick Cheney said “there’s all the precedent in the world to try him [Khalid Sheikh Mohammed] in...
December 10, 2009
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Today is International Human Rights Day and Human Rights First is engaged in an awareness-raising effort on Facebook and Twitter. Lend your voice to the cause of human rights by signing the petition...
December 10, 2009
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(New York City, NY December 10, 2009) Human Rights First today marks the 61st anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by calling for a recommitment to respecting the rights to which...
December 09, 2009
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(New York December 9, 2009) A test case filed yesterday with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) could mark a turning point in efforts to end the criminalization of Colombian human...
December 09, 2009
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(Nueva York 9 de Diciembre, 2009) Un caso clave presentado ayer ante la Comisi
December 04, 2009
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Devon Chaffee- Advocacy Counsel at Human Rights First- is in Cuba to monitor the proceedings and report back on events as they unfold.Cross-posted from the American Constitution SocietyToday military...
December 03, 2009
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By Devon Chaffee, Advocacy Counsel, Human Rights FirstCross-posted from Huffington PostYesterday military judge Lt. Col. Nancy Paul considered pre-trial motions in the case of Ibrahim Ahmed Mahmoud...
December 03, 2009
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(Washington DC December 3, 2009) This morning, members of the U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs' Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health have the opportunity to ask tough questions about the...
December 02, 2009
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In President Obama's speech last night, a clear call to returning to American values and human rights, reminding why he ended torture and will close Guantanamo:Finally, we must draw on the strength...
December 02, 2009
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(Washington DC December 2, 2009) Human Rights First is calling for a full investigation of the so-called "black prison" at the Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan. Responding to allegations that...

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