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April 20, 2010
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Human Rights First joined with dozens of other NGOs to urge DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano to take crucial steps including rescinding the so-called "shout test"–a discriminatory non-process by...
April 16, 2010
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Washington, DC Human Rights First today stated that the release of documents showing that senior CIA officials approved of the destruction of 92 videotapes of abusive interrogations of terrorism...
April 15, 2010
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David Pressman, the new National Security Council director for atrocities prevention, said recently in the Daily Beast: “Genocide doesn’t just happen, it’s an organized supply chain of hatred,...
April 15, 2010
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By Renée Schomp, Law and Security programCross-posted at Huffington Post.Yesterday in the National Review Online, Marc Thiessen attempted to repudiate New Yorker journalist Jane Mayer’s critical in-...
April 15, 2010
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Washington, DC Human Rights First today called on the U.S. government to answer new allegations that Afghan prisoners are being abused in a "secret jail" at the U.S.-run Bagram airbase. In a letter...
April 14, 2010
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Human Rights First President and CEO told members of Congress that the United States must combat violence motivated by antisemitism. Read her testimony, and our press release.
April 14, 2010
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Cross-Posted at The Huffington Post Democratic members of the Senate Judiciary Committee today urged Attorney General Eric Holder to stick to his initial determination that the alleged September 11...
April 14, 2010
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By Paul LeGendre, Director, Fighting Discrimination ProgramCrossposted from Huffington PostOn April 12, Eduard Chuvashov, a federal judge of the Russian Federation was gunned down in front of his...
April 14, 2010
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Human Rights First President and CEO Elisa Massimino testified today at 2 p.m. before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs on the alarming rise of antisemitism worldwide.Congressman Russ Carnahan (...
April 14, 2010
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Washington, DC Today, as Attorney General Eric Holder testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Human Rights First is urging him to reiterate the administration's commitment to try 9/11...

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