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February 01, 2008
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The Attorney General's January 30 Testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee: Mukasey’s Statements on Waterboarding and other Coercive Interrogation Techniques, and Human Rights First’s...
February 01, 2008
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Refugee Crisis In Iraq Act Signed By President Bush On January 28, 2008, President Bush signed into law H.R. 4986, the Department of Defense Authorization Act, which includes a provision called the...
February 01, 2008
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Military Commission Trial ObservationHuman Rights First, at the invitation of the Department of Defense, is an official observer at the military commissions held at the U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo...
February 01, 2008
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February 1, 2008 - On Monday, President Bush signed into law H.R.4986, the Department of Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008. The DoD Act included bipartisan provisions sponsored by...
February 01, 2008
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On Wednesday January 30, 2008, Attorney General Michael Mukasey appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee. This was his first appearance before the committee since his confirmation hearings in...
February 01, 2008
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February 1, 2008 - On Monday, President Bush signed into law H.R.4986, the Department of Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008. The DoD Act included bipartisan provisions sponsored by...
January 31, 2008
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Today's Wall Street Journal chronicles the experience of do-it-yourself waterboarders. And, yes, if you're not a subscriber and able to read the whole piece, those who have experienced waterboarding...
January 30, 2008
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Senator Feinstein just asked Attorney General Michael Mukasey whether private contractors employed by the U.S. government are currently authorized to apply the so-called "enhanced" interrogation...
January 30, 2008
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During his confirmation hearings last October, Attorney General Michael Mukasey refused to say that waterboarding and other obvious forms of torture and cruel treatment were illegal and should never...
January 30, 2008
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WASHINGTON— In response to Attorney General Michael Mukasey’s testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee today, Elisa Massimino, Washington Director of Human Rights First, issued the following...

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