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November 23, 2009
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Former Illinois Governor James Thompson published an op-ed in the Chicago Tribune yesterday urging that Guantanamo be closed. He joined the ranks of many other reputed politicians and experts, as he...
November 23, 2009
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  (New York November 23, 2009) The Federal Bureau of Investigation today released a report for the year 2008 showing the highest number of hate crimes against blacks, Jews, and gay men and...
November 20, 2009
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Last month Fausto Otzín, a Guatemalan indigenous human rights lawyer, was found badly injured in a ditch. He suffered multiple machete and stab wounds and passed away shortly after being found. He...
November 19, 2009
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By Katie Fourmy, Human Rights First Program Assistant/Office Manager, Government AdvocacyJust days after announcing that he would move the cases of five men accused of involvement in the 9/11 attack...
November 19, 2009
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By David Danzig, Deputy Program Director of Human Rights FirstCross-posted from Huffington PostGuantanamo Bay, Cuba, 11/18/09 - Legal proceedings, such as they are, rumbled to life again today at...
November 18, 2009
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Not a week after the Attorney General announced that suspected 9/11 perpetrators will face justice in New York federal courts, House Republicans are aiming to block these trials, and are trying to...
November 18, 2009
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On Thursday, November 18, Human Rights First will be leading a discussion on how best to restore America’s global reputation and keep the United States safe in a post-Guantánamo Bay world. The panel...
November 18, 2009
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Cross-posted from The Hill's Congress blog, and from Huffington Post:All signs pointed to the release of Carmelo Agamez Berrio, a well known Colombian human rights activist, who has been unjustly...
November 18, 2009
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(Washington, DC November 18, 2009) Dozens of distinguished retired military leaders today urged Congress to stay the course toward closure of the U.S. detention facility at Guant
November 18, 2009
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(Williamsburg, Virginia November 18, 2009) A group of the nation's most distinguished retired military leaders will discuss the national security benefits of closing the U.S. detention facility at...

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