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August 20, 2007
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Because Human Rights First is a 501(c)(3) organization, there are legal limits on the kinds of information we can publish on this blog. For example, while we’re working to make ending torture and...
August 20, 2007
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A week after American lawyers declared their opposition to the Bush Administration’s “enhanced” interrogation system, psychologists struck a second blow against the program. On Sunday, The American...
August 17, 2007
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On the Harper’s blog, Scott Horton discusses a 1625 sermon delivered by John Donne opposing state-sponsored torture to make the case that opposing official cruelty is a moral and ethical position –...
August 17, 2007
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Here’s HRF President Michael Posner writing on the resolution recently passed by the ABA asking Congress to overturn the Bush Administration’s July 20th executive order that leaves the door open to...
August 16, 2007
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Senator Says He Will Block C.I.A. NominationBy THE ASSOCIATED PRESSA Democratic senator said he would indefinitely block President Bush’s nominee to become the C.I.A.’s top lawyer. “I’m going to keep...
August 16, 2007
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“The Padilla trial proves that this country’s criminal justice system is fully capable of dealing with terrorism crimes,” said Hina Shamsi, Deputy Director of the Law & Security Program at Human...
August 16, 2007
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Human Rights First today expressed serious concern about ongoing racist violence in the Russian Federation following the video-taped murders of two men said to be of Dagestani and Tajik origin....
August 15, 2007
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Salon previews the conflict expected to arise at this weekend’s American Psychological Association conference over whether APA members can continue to play a role in the CIA’s “enhanced”...
August 15, 2007
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As jurors in the Padilla case begin deliberations today in Miami, check out this excellent 3-part series currently running the Christian Science Monitor. Warren Richey provides a chilling look at...
August 14, 2007
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An article in today’s L.A. Times covers the nearly unanimous vote by the American Bar Association yesterday disapproving of the executive order issued this past July by the Bush Administration which...

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