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August 16, 2007
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Senator Says He Will Block C.I.A. NominationBy THE ASSOCIATED PRESSA Democratic senator said he would indefinitely block President Bush’s nominee to become the C.I.A.’s top lawyer. “I’m going to keep...
August 16, 2007
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“The Padilla trial proves that this country’s criminal justice system is fully capable of dealing with terrorism crimes,” said Hina Shamsi, Deputy Director of the Law & Security Program at Human...
August 16, 2007
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Human Rights First today expressed serious concern about ongoing racist violence in the Russian Federation following the video-taped murders of two men said to be of Dagestani and Tajik origin....
August 15, 2007
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Salon previews the conflict expected to arise at this weekend’s American Psychological Association conference over whether APA members can continue to play a role in the CIA’s “enhanced”...
August 15, 2007
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As jurors in the Padilla case begin deliberations today in Miami, check out this excellent 3-part series currently running the Christian Science Monitor. Warren Richey provides a chilling look at...
August 14, 2007
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An article in today’s L.A. Times covers the nearly unanimous vote by the American Bar Association yesterday disapproving of the executive order issued this past July by the Bush Administration which...
August 09, 2007
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NEW YORK -- Next week at the American Bar Association’s annual meeting, the ABA’s House of Delegates will consider a resolution calling on Congress to overturn the July 20 Executive Order authorizing...
August 06, 2007
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Human Rights First welcomes the conclusion of the Arusha consultations, a three-day meeting ending today, in which rebel leaders and other important stakeholders came together to discuss how to...
August 03, 2007
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Human Rights First calls upon the Taliban to release immediately all hostages in its custody, including the South Korean civilian aid workers abducted on July 19, 2007. “The Taliban seems to think...
August 02, 2007
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A landmark report released today by two leading human rights groups concludes that U.S. officials who authorize or use “enhanced” interrogation techniques risk violating U.S. law and could face...

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