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September 01, 2006
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Material Support: New Report and Senate Hearing On September 26, Human Rights First issued a report entitled “Abandoning the Persecuted: Victims of Terrorism and Oppression Barred from Asylum...
August 31, 2006
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New York, NY – Human Rights First today expressed dismay that international efforts on Darfur, in particular the draft Security Council resolution sponsored by the United States and Britain,...
August 29, 2006
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NEW YORK, NY- On September 17 people in over 15 countries across the world will show their support for the people of Darfur. Efforts to mark the day are now being planned in Abuja (Nigeria), Addis...
August 22, 2006
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NEW YORK – Human Rights First is deeply disappointed by the results of the recent special session of the U.N. Human Rights Council.  On August 11 the Council adopted a resolution which condemned...
August 18, 2006
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NEW YORK, NY— In exactly 30 days time campaigners will hold the biggest campaigning day for Darfur since the start of the conflict. Thousands of people in dozens of cities will call on their...
August 17, 2006
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NEW YORK- Following the guilty verdict in CIA contractor David Passaro's detainee abuse trial, Human Rights First called on the CIA to issue clear guidance to its agents and contractors that legal...
August 11, 2006
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Human Rights First is deeply concerned by reports that the parties to the conflict in southern Lebanon are hindering access to humanitarian assistance for the civilian population. Both the...
August 10, 2006
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The Justice Department committed yesterday to a series of significant reforms to the U.S. immigration courts and the Board of Immigration Appeals. While the reforms are a major step forward toward a...
August 09, 2006
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NEW YORK, NY – Human Rights First today highlighted the severe consequences of the Bush Administration’s proposal to dilute humane treatment protections by exempting certain military, intelligence,...
August 03, 2006
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On Monday August 7, the trial of David Passaro, a CIA contractor, opens in the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, Judge Terrence Boyle presiding. Passaro is...



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