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September 16, 2008
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In testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee today Human Rights FirstExecutive Director Elisa Massimino outlined concrete steps that the United States must take in two key areas:enforcing legal...
September 16, 2008
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[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_large","fid":"3","attributes":{"class":"media-image","typeof":"foaf:Image","height":"266","width":"320","style":""}}]]Here's video from the Senate floor yesterday...
September 16, 2008
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Human Rights First Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer Elisa Massimino today outlined concrete steps the United States must take in order to realize a return to the rule of law in two key...
September 16, 2008
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Washington, DC - In a clear bipartisan statement denouncing the flow of weapons to Sudan, Senators Bill Nelson and James Inhofe, along with sixteen other co-sponsors, called on countries to cease...
September 15, 2008
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WASHINGTON—Thirty-eight retired generals and admirals today appealed to the United States Senate to enact legislation ending the practice of holding “ghost detainees” by requiring that the...
September 12, 2008
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A new poll shows that a majority of Southern evangelicals support torture . . .but that support decreases when they are asked about the Golden Rule and whether the U.S. government should use any...
September 12, 2008
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Human Rights First welcomes today’s announcement from the State Department that the United States has achieved its target of resettling 12,000 Iraqi refugees in FY 2008. But we are disappointed in...
September 11, 2008
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Check out today's Leonard Lopate show for the latest on the effort to ban psychologists' involvement in torture and coercive interrogation.
September 11, 2008
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Today we mark the seventh anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. The new Pentagon Memorial, which is being dedicated this morning, is the first of the permanent memorials to be...
September 08, 2008
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New York, NY – The New York City Bar International Human Rights Committee and Human Rights First are co-sponsoring a panel discussion with leading federal prosecutors on the prosecution of terrorism...

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