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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...
September 01, 2008
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Congress Holds EOIR Oversight Hearing On September 23, 2008 the House Judiciary Committee held its first oversight hearing of the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR), an arm of the...
August 28, 2008
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Last night former President Bill Clinton, speaking at the Democratic National Convention, challenged the current administration's "defense of torture." And today the New York Times gave us our near-...
August 28, 2008
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Human Rights First condemns in the strongest possible terms this week's attack on Kalma camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in South Darfur by agents of the Sudanese government which left an...

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