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November 03, 2008
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Sharon Kelly – Human Rights First’s Elect to End Torture '08 Campaign Manager – is in Cuba to monitor the proceedings and is reporting back on events as they unfold. She is providing updates of what...
November 01, 2008
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Blueprint for Obama Administration Provides Recommendations for Repairing the U.S. Asylum System Human Rights First’s Refugee Protection Program released a comprehensive blueprint - How to...
October 31, 2008
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Remember Binyam Mohamed? Senior CIA officers could be put on trial in Britain, after it emerged this week that the British Attorney General is investigating allegations of his torture.To refresh you...
October 31, 2008
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In the first case brought under the 1994 anti-torture statute—making it a crime for United States citizens to commit torture overseas—Charles McArthur Emmanuel, also known as Charles "Chuckie" Taylor...
October 29, 2008
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On October 23, 2008, at the University of Virginia Law School retired military leaders Lieutenant General Harry E. Soyster and Lieutenant General Charles Otstott discussed the importance of using...
October 29, 2008
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If you live in New York, tune in to WNET on Thursday October 30 to catch “Torturing Democracy,” a documentary examining the Bush administration’s detention and interrogation policies. You can also...
October 27, 2008
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On October 23, a group of former federal judges and former senior Justice Department officials submitted an amicus brief in the case of Al-Marri v. Pucciarelli. The brief asks the Supreme Court...
October 27, 2008
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  New York, October 27, 2008 - Hate crime statistics released today by the Federal Bureau of Investigation show a continued upward trend in certain categories of bias motivated violence in 2007...
October 24, 2008
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NEW YORK - Celebrities, emerging human rights defenders and seasoned activists came together on Thursday night at Chelsea Piers for Human Rights First's annual dinner and 30th anniversary celebration...
October 23, 2008
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WASHINGTON - The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, with two international human rights groups, is hosting a cocktail reception to celebrate both the 10th anniversary of the United Nations...

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