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February 23, 2010
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By Joelle FissPennoyer Fellow - Fighting Hate CrimesCrossposted from Huffington PostA year ago today, on February 23, 2009, Robert Csorba, a 27-year-old man of Roma origin, and his almost-5-year-old...
February 23, 2010
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The long-awaited Office of Professional Responsibility’s (OPR) report investigating the now infamous “torture memos” written by former Bush administration attorneys John Yoo (now a professor at UC...
February 22, 2010
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By Elisa MassiminoHuman Rights activists from more than 25 countries gathered in Washington last week for a meeting designed to mobilize greater support for those struggling to advance respect for...
February 22, 2010
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By Sharon KellyCrossposted from Huffington Post, February 21, 2010The experts have spoken.Last week the former Vice President went on television to claim that ending torture, closing Guantanamo, and...
February 22, 2010
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Washington, DC Freedom House, Human Rights First and dozens of human rights advocates from 27 countries today released the U.S.-specific portion of a Plan of Action to advance global human rights....
February 21, 2010
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The experts have spoken. Last week the former Vice President went on television to claim that ending torture, closing Guantanamo, and relying on our federal courts to try terrorism suspects somehow...
February 20, 2010
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Cross-posted at Huffington Post. In reporting on the Justice Department's long-delayed ethics investigation of the work of lawyers who approved the Bush administration's torture of detainees, The...
February 20, 2010
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Human Rights First welcomed the release of the long-delayed and newly-released report from the Justice Department’s Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR). The OPR report catalogues unethical...
February 19, 2010
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By Gabor RonaInternational Legal DirectorVice President Joe Biden hit the nail on the head when he said Dick Cheney cannot change history and that his recent rhetoric is misinforming Americans. The...
February 19, 2010
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Cross-posted at Huffington Post. Earlier today, former Attorney General John Ashcroft admitted at a Conservative Political Action Conference that civilian trials for terrorists have “use and utility...

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