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April 09, 2010
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Washington, DC Human Rights First today urged the Obama Administration and its allies around the globe to step up efforts to prevent violence related to this weekend
April 08, 2010
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Cross-posted at Huffington Post. “This is an issue of first impression for the military commissions, yet again,” conceded the lead military prosecutor, addressing the military commission judge in...
April 07, 2010
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Cross-posted at Huffington Post. The thing that first strikes you about Guantanamo Bay’s “Camp Justice” is what an extraordinary effort was made to create something that never needed to exist....
April 07, 2010
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Military commission hearings began again today in Guantanamo, despite continuing debate over where detainees’ trials should be held, and over the Manual of Military Commission Procedures.A Miami...
April 05, 2010
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Human Rights First and a number of human rights advocates and organizations are calling on the Defense Department for an opportunity for the public to comment on the new Military Commissions manual...
April 02, 2010
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Cross-posted at The Huffington Post Earlier this week, a federal court judge in San Francisco ruled that the Bush administration had illegally wiretapped an Islamic charity and its lawyers without a...
April 02, 2010
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By Annie Sovcik, Advocacy CounselThe U.S. response to the catastrophic January 12th earthquake that shook Haiti, leaving a quarter of a million dead and another million homeless, has once again...
March 31, 2010
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The Russian government broke up rallies today in Moscow - and detained dozens of activists, as the Washington Post reports. Rallies were held in reference to the 31st article of the Constitution,...
March 31, 2010
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In a recent report to the Human Rights Council, Human Rights First highlights ongoing concerns about U.S. refugee protection and immigration detention; counterterrorism policies; and hate crimes...
March 31, 2010
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In a recent report to the Human Rights Council, Human Rights First highlights ongoing concerns about U.S. refugee protection and immigration detention; counterterrorism policies; and hate crimes...

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