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March 10, 2008
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NEW YORK—The introduction of coerced evidence, obtained through the use of official cruelty, into military commission trials at Guantanamo Bay is rapidly contaminating the justice system and...
March 08, 2008
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Human Rights First’s Washington Director Elisa Massimino, released the following statement in response to the President’s veto of interrogation policy legislation. Washington, DC - “Today President...
March 07, 2008
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WASHINGTON, DC – On the eve of the next round of military tribunal hearings for suspected terrorists currently incarcerated at Guantanamo Bay, Human Rights First will release a new report detailing...
March 06, 2008
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White House Spokeswoman Dana Perino let slip today that the President will address his veto of the Intelligence Bill during his Saturday radio address. The Bill includes a provision that would apply...
March 06, 2008
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The Washington Post reports on FBI Director Robert Mueller's testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee yesterday:Mueller said the FBI's Behavioral Science Unit has found that building trust...
March 03, 2008
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New York - The United States admitted 444 Iraqi refugees in the month of February, a nominal increase over the disappointing numbers resettled in recent months. However, the Department of Homeland...
February 28, 2008
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WASHINGTON—A diverse panel of national security leaders who have served at the highest levels of government and in the military, along with an Academy Award winner and an expert in human rights law,...
February 28, 2008
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NEW YORK – Cuba's signing of two important human rights treaties today is a welcome development but must translate into concrete human rights improvements in Cuba, said Human Rights First, a New York...
February 27, 2008
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In testimony today, the Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency admitted what many of his Bush Administration colleagues will not: waterboarding is illegal. Check it out.Sen. Carl Levin (D-MI)...
February 22, 2008
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Today, the Department of Justice's Office of Professional Responsibility wrote to Senator Durbin and Senator Whitehouse announcing an investigation into the authorization of the use of waterboarding...

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