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January 12, 2010
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On the front page of the New York Times today is an article featuring Lyudmila M. Alexeyeva, a prominent human rights activist in Russia.Human Rights First awarded Lyudmila our human rights award in...
January 11, 2010
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Eight years ago today, the first detainee was transfered to the prison at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. Human Rights First issued this statement, and has launched a campaign to get as many signatures on our...
January 08, 2010
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By Gabor Rona, International Legal Director and Interim Director, Law and Security Program, crossposted from Huffington PostYou could almost feel the pleasure taken by Judge Janice Rogers Brown in...
January 08, 2010
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(Washington DC January 08, 2010) This Monday, January 11, marks eight years since the Bush administration transferred the first prisoners to the U.S. detention facility at Guant
January 07, 2010
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By David Danzig, crossposted from Huffington PostAn army of political pundits is crying foul over the transfer of Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab to the federal criminal court system.Transfer to the...
January 07, 2010
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(Nueva York, NY 7 de enero de 2010) Human Rights First elogi
January 07, 2010
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(New York, NY January 7, 2010) Human Rights First today praised passage of legislation that, for the first time, links U.S. aid to Colombia and Guatemala to the protection of human rights activists...
January 06, 2010
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Following the White House announcement regarding the suspension of detainee transfers from Guantanamo to Yemen, Human Rights First issued this statement urging that closing the detention facility...
January 05, 2010
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(Washington, DC January 5, 2010) Following today's White House announcement that detainee transfers from the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba to Yemen are temporarily on hold, Human...
December 22, 2009
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The L.A. Times and the independent investigative news outlet ProPublica published an excellent piece on Friday by T. Christian Miller on Iraqis who worked as translators for the...

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