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January 26, 2009
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In his first interview as White House Counsel, Greg Craig told Jane Mayer about the role that the meeting President Obama had with retired military leaders during the primary election campaign– a...
January 23, 2009
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A New York Times article today reports that a former Guantanamo detainee, Said Ali al-Shihri, became the deputy leader of al Qaeda in Yemen following his release to a Saudi rehabilitation program in...
January 23, 2009
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Major General Paul Eaton, who met with President Obama yesterday and stood behind him as he signed the executive orders, spoke with Keith Olbermann on MSNBC.[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_large...
January 23, 2009
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Bloomberg.com: Major General Paul Eaton, told reporters in a conference call yesterday that the Abu Ghraib scandal “immediately undermined me, my moral authority” as he worked in Iraq with eight...
January 23, 2009
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Our colleague David Danzig has a great post up today on Huffington Post with experienced interrogators lauding President Obama’s executive orders for refocusing U.S. intelligence operations on...
January 23, 2009
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  New York, NY - Human Rights First today expressed concern about the recent wave of incidents of antisemitic violence in a number of European countries targeting Jews and Jewish property in...
January 23, 2009
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New York, NY - Human Rights First strongly condemns the ongoing fighting by rebel factions around the town of Muhajariya in South Darfur and the Sudanese air force's bombing raids in the area last...
January 22, 2009
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As President Obama signed the first executive order this morning, he explained who the officers standing around him were, and the role they have played in fighting for the rule of law:“The...
January 22, 2009
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During a conference call with reporters this afternoon, retired military leaders with whom HRF has been working expressed confidence in the new administration’s commitment to human rights:“There was...
January 22, 2009
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Rear Admiral John D. Hutson, pictured just behind President Obama's chair above, was quoted in the New York Times on today's executive orders:“He really gets it,” Mr. Hutson said of Mr. Obama in an...

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