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November 06, 2009
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By Human Rights First's Sharon Kelly, cross-posted from Huffington Post:Yesterday, a heated debate took place on the Senate floor over an amendment proposed by Senator Lindsey Graham that would have...
November 06, 2009
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Washington, DC Human Rights First urges the Obama Administration to take immediate and firm action in response to a new investigative report issued by experts monitoring the United Nations arms...
November 05, 2009
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Gabriel Gonzalez, one of the winners of Human Rights First's annual Human Rights Award, was featured in the Huffington Post today.Thanks in large part to thousands of activists who urged the State...
November 05, 2009
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Human Rights First's International Legal Director Gabor Rona discusses the implication of the Italian court ruling on extraordinary rendition. Check it out![[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_large...
November 05, 2009
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Human Rights First applauds the Senate's defeat today of an amendment that threatened to impede efforts to bring to justice those accused of the most serious terrorist act in U.S. history.  The...
November 04, 2009
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Illian Deta Arta Sari and Emerson Yuntho, staff members of Indonesia Corruption Watch (ICW), were named as suspects in a criminal defamation case for expressing their skepticism about the amount...
November 04, 2009
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Andy Worthington refers to Human Rights First's In Pursuit of Justice reports in an article in Truthout about military commissions today, reminding:As Lawyers at Human Rights First have been...
November 04, 2009
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Human Rights First's Communications Director Sharon Kelly contributed to a Foreign Policy piece that collected grades for President Obama's performance over a range of issues. Below is her excerpt...
November 04, 2009
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New York, NY As the Obama Administration considers next steps in Afghanistan, a Human Rights First policy paper released today notes that further detention policy reforms at Bagram are critical to...
November 04, 2009
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WASHINGTON The largest bipartisan group of prominent Americans to propose a plan for closing the Guantanamo Bay detention facility has backed a single scheme for the disposition of cases of current...

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