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January 28, 2010
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Washington, DC Today, two years after the bipartisan Refugee Crisis in Iraq Act became law, Human Rights First is calling for a renewed focus on the safety and security of Iraq's refugees, including...
January 27, 2010
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By Neil HicksCross-posted from Huffington PostFrom podiums around the globe, President Obama has eloquently articulated his commitment to advancing human rights and securing global peace and...
January 27, 2010
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New York City Human Rights First President and CEO Elisa Massimino today said that recent logistical and cost issues about the upcoming federal trials of four 9/11 conspirators in New York City do...
January 26, 2010
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Fighting to free political prisoners was Principe Gabriel Gonzalez' life's work - until he became one.The Colombian government brought trumped-up charges against him to intimidate him and to send a...
January 22, 2010
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For those of us who fight for change, we have learned a hard lesson recently: Things can change, but they can also quickly change back. For those of us who supported President Obama when he...
January 22, 2010
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By Daphne Eviatar, Senior Associate, Law and SecurityCross-posted from Huffington Post.Benjamin Wittes has been arguing for years now that Congress needs to codify the U.S. government's right to...
January 22, 2010
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(Washington, DC January 22, 2010) Following a Justice Department-led task force recommendation that approximately 1/4 of the nearly 200 Guantanamo detainees be detained indefinitely without charges...
January 21, 2010
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By David DanzigCrossposted from Huffington PostA new book from a former political speech writer for President George Bush makes a number of wild claims in an effort to "correct the record" about the...
January 21, 2010
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By Elisa Massimino, Human Rights First's President and CEOCrossposted from Huffington PostSecretary Clinton, in a live address this morning at the Newseum, marked a major turning point for promoting...
January 21, 2010
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