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January 29, 2010
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You may have heard that Liz Cheney’s group – Keep America Safe -- decided to respond to the State of the Union address by producing an ad that outrageously suggests that Americans should be afraid of...
January 28, 2010
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Today, two years after the bipartisan Refugee Crisis in Iraq Act became law, Human Rights First is calling for a renewed focus on the safety and security of Iraq's refugees, including those who...
January 28, 2010
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By Devon Chaffee, Advocacy Counsel, Law and SecurityTonight, in his State of the Union Speech, President Obama said, "Let's reject the false choice between protecting our people and upholding our...
January 28, 2010
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By Daphne Eviatar, Senior Associate, Law and SecurityCrossposted from Huffington PostEver since the failed attempt to blow up a Northwest airline carrier on Christmas Day, critics have been pressing...
January 28, 2010
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Washington, DC Today, two years after the bipartisan Refugee Crisis in Iraq Act became law, Human Rights First is calling for a renewed focus on the safety and security of Iraq's refugees, including...
January 27, 2010
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By Neil HicksCross-posted from Huffington PostFrom podiums around the globe, President Obama has eloquently articulated his commitment to advancing human rights and securing global peace and...
January 27, 2010
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New York City Human Rights First President and CEO Elisa Massimino today said that recent logistical and cost issues about the upcoming federal trials of four 9/11 conspirators in New York City do...
January 26, 2010
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Fighting to free political prisoners was Principe Gabriel Gonzalez' life's work - until he became one.The Colombian government brought trumped-up charges against him to intimidate him and to send a...
January 22, 2010
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For those of us who fight for change, we have learned a hard lesson recently: Things can change, but they can also quickly change back. For those of us who supported President Obama when he...
January 22, 2010
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By Daphne Eviatar, Senior Associate, Law and SecurityCross-posted from Huffington Post.Benjamin Wittes has been arguing for years now that Congress needs to codify the U.S. government's right to...

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