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March 23, 2006
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The New York Times has a very good piece looking at the Smith sentence of six months in the context of others punished, noting the absence of any real examination of the role of superiors, going...
March 21, 2006
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Verdict Makes Clear Using Dogs to Threaten Detainees Strictly Prohibited Human Rights First Calls for Senior Command to Be Held Accountable for Ordering and Tolerating Abuse NEW YORK – “This verdict...
March 20, 2006
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The Senate Debate – Proposals Would Harm Refugees Over the last two weeks, the Senate Judiciary Committee has debated the Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act of 2006, legislation introduced by...
March 17, 2006
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Testimony Revealed High-Level Authorization of Use of Dogs Against DetaineesWASHINGTON, DC – The Defense has rested in the court martial of Army dog handler Sgt. Michael Smith, who is accused of...
March 16, 2006
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NEW YORK -- The Sudan Social Development Organization (SUDO), a human rights and development organization based in Khartoum, has been ordered to suspend its activities in West Darfur. SUDO received...
March 15, 2006
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Judicial Oversight Could Be the Difference between Life and Death for Asylum Seekers WASHINGTON, DC – Attorneys with Human Rights First (HRF), one of the nation’s leading pro bono legal...
March 10, 2006
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NEW YORK – Human Rights First today urged Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to raise human rights issues with Indonesian officials when she visits the country on Tuesday, March 14. Of particular...
March 02, 2006
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Security Detainees/Enemy CombatantsMilitary Commission Trial ObservationHuman Rights First, at the invitation of the Department of Defense, is an official observer at the military commissions held at...
March 02, 2006
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March 2, 2006 Human Rights First, at the invitation of the Department of Defense, is an official observer at the military commissions held at the U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Priti...
March 02, 2006
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Military Commission Trial Observation U.S. Naval Base, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba Pretrial Hearings March 1-2, 2006 Case Summaries Sufyian Barhoumi Sufiyan Barhoumi, an Algerian national, is charged by...

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