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August 31, 2005
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Human Rights First Launches Book on Hate Crimes: NEW YORK, September 13, 2005 -- In recent months, a black teenager was murdered with an axe in northern England in what police have called a racially...
August 24, 2005
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More on Human Rights DefendersNEW YORK -- Human Rights First calls for an end to criminal and administrative accusations against the Russian-Chechen Friendship Society (RCFS), a human rights...
August 03, 2005
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Human Rights DefendersNEW YORK -- Dr. Roya Toloui, a champion of the rights of Iran's Kurdish minority and of women's rights was detained from her home in Sanandaj yesterday, Tuesday August 2....
July 27, 2005
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More on Human Rights DefendersNEW YORK -- Human Rights First today called for the release of Father G
July 25, 2005
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More on End Torture NowWashington, DC -- Recently released memoranda from high-ranking military lawyers reveal the alarm and misgivings that the legal offices of the Marines, Air Force, Army and...
July 12, 2005
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Human Rights First Welcomes Adoption of its Recommendation Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff announced today that he will create a new senior refugee policy position within the Department...
July 07, 2005
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Human Rights First condemns the tragic attacks in London early Thursday July 7 and extends its sympathy to the people of the United Kingdom. We grieve for the loss of innocent lives and hope for the...
July 07, 2005
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At issue: Gonzales' Role in Setting Torture Policy and Views on Executive PowerWashington, D.C., July 7, 2004 -- Citing Alberto Gonzales' views on Presidential power and his role in setting improper...
June 22, 2005
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House Committee's omission of restrictions on U.S.-Indonesian military ties a setback for accountability More on Human Rights Defenders NEW YORK -- President Yudhoyono of Indonesia should create...
May 15, 2005
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More on Ending Torture Human Rights First expressed disappointment in the decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit to green-light the military commission prosecution of Salim...

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