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April 23, 2007
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CONCORD, N.H. -- An unprecedented gathering of retired generals and admirals with backgrounds in combat operations, intelligence, law, and medicine met here with presidential candidates April 13 and...
April 11, 2007
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New York – Human Rights First today welcomed news that Indonesian police had named two new suspects in the murder of Indonesian human rights lawyer Munir, but urged the authorities to ensure that...
April 10, 2007
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Human Rights First expressed concern today about the reports of hunger strikes by Guantanamo detainees. ”The hunger strikes are symptomatic of a detention and interrogation system that is failing on...
April 09, 2007
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CONCORD, N.H. -- An unprecedented gathering of retired generals and admirals with backgrounds in combat operations, intelligence, law, and medicine will meet here with presidential candidates in mid-...
April 03, 2007
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NEW YORK – Two Iranian women’s rights activists, Mahboubeh Hossein Zadeh and Nahid Keshavarz, were arrested on April 2 as they were collecting signatures in support of a petition to reform Iranian...
April 02, 2007
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The decision by the U.S. Supreme Court today to deny Guantanamo Bay detainees review of the legality of their detention is "justice delayed, and justice denied," Human Rights First said today. Hina...
April 01, 2007
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Child Soldiers and Material Support On April 24, Anwen Hughes, Senior Counsel in the Refugee Protection Program at Human Rights First, testified about the impact of the sweeping "material...
March 31, 2007
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Military Commission Trial ObservationHuman 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...
March 30, 2007
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Military Commission Trial ObservationHuman 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...
March 30, 2007
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"From the beginning, the Hicks proceedings have illustrated everything that’s wrong with these military commissions. The plea deal in particular has the taint of coerced statements. The deal...

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