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October 16, 2007
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Human Rights First brought together Iranian human rights advocates, retired U.S. generals and admirals, celebrities, and philanthropists for its 2007 Human Rights Award Dinner, recognizing...
October 15, 2007
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New York – This evening Sam Waterston of Law and Order presented Andrew Wilder, the writer/producer of Criminal Minds, with Human Rights First’s inaugural Award for Excellence in Television,...
October 12, 2007
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Anne-Marie Slaughter knows what kind of president she wants to see leading the country in 2009. If you agree with her, sign our petition. I can argue why ruling out torture and humiliating and...
October 12, 2007
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Bruce Springsteen seems to have provoked the ire of commentator Bill O’Reilly by speaking out to say that torture is “un-American”.O’Reilly’s blaring defense of torture (“In a perfect world, a noble...
October 12, 2007
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The director of the CIA is investigating the man responsible for investigating the CIA? The New York Times suggests this unprecedented inquiry is due to the Inspector General's aggressive...
October 11, 2007
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In case you missed it, this post by former CIA officer Milt Bearden at Huffingtonpost brings an important perspective to the debate on torture: that of CIA officers themselves. The piece is worth...
October 11, 2007
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It can be difficult to keep up with the news these days! As the fallout over the new DoJ torture memos continues, other legal developments in the Bush Administration's war on terror continue. This...
October 11, 2007
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The editors of the Boston Globe today join the overwhelming chorus of Americans protesting the Bush Administration's new torture memos. The paper calls on Congress to demand the release of the memos...
October 11, 2007
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According to a poll conducted by Rasmussen, 42% of Americans believe the United States currently tortures prisoners captured in the fight against terrorism. 30% disagree and say the U.S. does not...
October 10, 2007
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Fran Townsend, assistant to the president for counter-terrorism and homeland security tries – and fails – to make the case for the Bush Administration’s “enhanced” interrogation program today. FACT...

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