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March 22, 2010
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The Wall Street Journal featured an action alert we issued at the end of last week urging Attorney General Eric Holder - and the administration - to hold strong against fearmongering, stay on track...
March 22, 2010
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Washington, DC Human Rights First President and CEO Elisa Massimino today issued the following statement in response to news that Google will stop censoring search results on its site in China: "...
March 19, 2010
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As reports come in that the administration may buckle to political fearmongering and abandon plans to try detainees in federal courts, Attorney General Holder has held strong.Tell the Attorney...
March 18, 2010
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Washington, DC Just two days after Attorney General Eric Holder told Congress that the Obama Administration will decide where to try accused 9/11 terrorists "within weeks, not months," military...
March 17, 2010
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By Melina MilazzoPennoyer Fellow, Law and Security ProgramIn a hearing yesterday before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and other Related Agencies, Attorney...
March 17, 2010
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Five years ago a human rights lawyer named Somchai Neelaphaijit was forced into a car in Bangkok. He was never seen again, and no-one has been held accountable for disappearance. A new government...
March 17, 2010
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By Elisa MassiminoPresident and CEOThis week marks the 30th anniversary of the Refugee Act of 1980, a landmark piece of legislation that changed the U.S. approach to refugee protection by creating...
March 17, 2010
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Thirty years after the signing of the landmark Refugee Act of 1980, Senators introduced the Refugee Protection Act of 2010 (S. 3113), legislation repairing many of the most severe problems in...
March 17, 2010
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Cross-posted on the Huffington Post. State Department Legal Adviser Harold Koh has promised to produce the Obama administration's legal justification for its increased use of drone strikes to kill...

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