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March 24, 2008
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Late last year Human Rights First Executive Director Maureen Byrnes traveled to Pakistan to get a firsthand view of events on the ground. She spoke with lawyers, judges and human rights activists...
March 19, 2008
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Five years into the war in Iraq, more than two million Iraqis are refugees outside of their country, and more than two million are displaced internally but unable to flee across the borders. Iraqis...
March 18, 2008
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NEW YORK— On the fifth anniversary of a notorious crackdown by the Cuban government resulting in the imprisonment of 75 human rights activists, Human Rights First called for the release of the 55...
March 17, 2008
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Here it is again: a round-up of some of the editorial reaction to President Bush's veto of a bill that would have shut down the CIA's secret interrogation program. As you can see, there is...
March 17, 2008
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NEW YORK-The swearing in of a new Parliament today provides Pakistan the opportunity to restore its courts and Constitution, and gives the United States government an obligation to reverse its own...
March 14, 2008
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Kevin Lanigan -Director of the Law and Security Program at Human Rights First – is in Cuba to monitor the proceedings and is reporting back on events as they unfold. He is providing updates of what...
March 14, 2008
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. . . . because we have some interesting news out of the Bush Administration.Today, the Defense Department announced the transfer of an al-Qaeda suspect, Muhammad Rahim, from the C.I.A. to U.S....
March 14, 2008
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Betsy Apple, director of the Crimes Against Humanity Program at Human Rights First, made the following statement today in response to China’s rebuke of the organization’s new report exposing Chinese...
March 14, 2008
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Human Rights First’s Washington Director Elisa Massimino released the following statement in response to the recent announcement that Muhammad Rahim was transferred from the CIA interrogation program...
March 13, 2008
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Kevin Lanigan - Director of the Law and Security Program at Human Rights First – is in Cuba to monitor the proceedings and is reporting back on events as they unfold. He is providing updates of what...

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