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February 11, 2010
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By Daphne Eviatar, Senior Associate, Law and SecurityCross-posted on Huffington Post.On February 2nd, a federal court of appeals decided that an Algerian man convicted of planning to bomb the Los...
February 10, 2010
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By Eleanor Acer Earlier this week, the Associated Press reported that a boat carrying 62 Haitians was intercepted by the Royal Bahamas Defense Forces. The Prime Minister for the Bahamas said that its...
February 08, 2010
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  New York, NY Today, Human Rights First joined Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens) to protest an Anti-Homosexuality Bill proposed in the Ugandan parliament. The protest was...
February 05, 2010
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In the New Yorker this week, Jane Mayer analyzes the politics - and the tension - behind the debate on the Administration's decision to try the perpetrators of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in federal...
February 05, 2010
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By Neil HicksCrossposted from JuristThe leaders of the Islamic Republic know well the value of violence and brutality as political control mechanisms. In recent months, the authorities have unleashed...
February 05, 2010
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Washington, DC This week, the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court reversed a March 2009 decision of the Pre-Trial Chamber not to issue a warrant of arrest for Sudanese President Omar...
February 04, 2010
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Today Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin took a first step to help LGBT individuals fleeing violence or persecution in Iraq, Iran, and other countries. In a letter to...
February 04, 2010
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New York City Human Rights First today mourns the loss of Bob Joffe, longtime member of Human Rights First's Board of Directors whose distinguished legal career was guided by a deep commitment to...
February 03, 2010
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By Daphne Eviatar, Senior Associate, Law & SecurityCross-posted at Huffington Post.In reporting recently that Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, the so-called underwear bomber, was actually providing...
February 02, 2010
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Washington, DC Responding to today's announcement that Senator Lindsey Graham plans to introduce legislation that would block funding for civilian trials for five accused 9/11 terrorists currently...

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