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August 26, 2009
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Washington, DC Human Rights First Chief Executive Officer Elisa Massimino today issued the following statement mourning the death of Massachusetts Senator Edward M. Kennedy:
August 25, 2009
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Check out HRF CEO Elisa Massimino’s commentary about yesterday’s torture news in the Washington Post.To read more, there is a good roundup of the news in the Raw Story, and the full CIA Inspector...
August 24, 2009
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Still getting press play: the planned overhaul of the immigration detention system announced by the Department of Homeland Security a couple of weeks ago. It’s an important story, one that affects...
August 24, 2009
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The Special Task Force on Interrogation and Transfer Policies today concluded that the Army Field Manual is enough to serve as the single standard for humane interrogation.Human Rights First has been...
August 24, 2009
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Washington, DC - Retired military leaders are praising today's Special Task Force on Interrogation and Transfer Policies conclusion that the Army Field Manual on Human Intelligence Collector...
August 24, 2009
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Washington, DC Human Rights First welcomes today
August 24, 2009
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Washington, DC A CIA Inspector General report released today by the Obama Administration provides compelling evidence  that detention and interrogation practices implemented in the wake of the...
August 20, 2009
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Maj. Gen. Doug Stone issued a report that calls for the release of as many as 400 detainees from the Bagram detention facility in Afghanistan. Read the story in NPR, which quotes HRF's Sahr...
August 20, 2009
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The specifics are unclear but an article in the New York Times today reports that the CIA turned to Blackwater for help in a secret program designed to assassinate top Al Qaeda operatives.It reports:...
August 20, 2009
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Several Republican Senators sent a letter urging Attorney General Eric Holder to not investigate interrogators who may have exceeded legal advice. Read the stories in the Congressional Quarterly and...

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