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July 27, 2006
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Dr. Mudawi Ibrahim Adam, Chair of the Sudan Social Development Organization, has written a proposal for advancing the Darfur-Darfur Dialogue and Consultation laid out in the Darfur Peace Agreement....
July 24, 2006
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In the latest development in a lawsuit filed by the ACLU and Human Rights First against Secretary Rumsfeld, on July 21, 2006, the Secretary reasserted his argument that he is immune from...
July 21, 2006
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CIS Ombudsman's Asylum Proposal Rejected Dr. Emilio Gonzalez, the Director of the Department of Homeland Security's Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), announced in late June that he had...
July 19, 2006
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Human Rights First Washington Director Elisa Massimino today urged the Senate Armed Services Committee to use the existing military justice system to try war crimes suspects. In her testimony,...
July 18, 2006
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Elisa Massimino, Washington Director of Human Rights First, will testify before the Senate Armed Services Committee tomorrow morning as it continues to hold hearings relating to the procedures for...
July 18, 2006
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Based on interviews, trial observation. and other research, the 36-page report analyzes national security, counterterrorism, and human rights defenders. The report includes the following: Defenders...
July 18, 2006
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New York – On the one-year anniversary of a flawed emergency decree, it is clear that the measure has weakened essential human rights protections, further fueling the violence in southern Thailand....
July 18, 2006
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(New York, May 5, 2006) – Appearing before the UN Human Rights Committee, the United States today reiterated its position that it is not legally bound by the internationally accepted human rights...
July 14, 2006
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Human Rights First has serious concerns about the nomination of William Haynes to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. His comments and lack of candor at his confirmation...
July 14, 2006
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WHAT: Human Rights First’s international legal director, Gabor Rona, will be in Geneva this week ahead of U.S. testimony before the Human Rights Committee, a body of international legal experts...

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