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April 30, 2009
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Washington, DC - Since 2003, U.S. immigration authorities have spent more than $300 million to detain over 48,000 asylum seekers in U.S. prisons and prison-like facilities in a system that lacks...
April 28, 2009
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Washington, DC Only 4,200 Iraqis with U.S. ties have made it to the United States since 2003, though at least 20,000 have applied, and the number of U.S.-affiliated Iraqis may be as high as 146,000...
April 22, 2009
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Washington, DC - Human Rights First today welcomed the Obama Administration's reported decision to bring up to 7 Chinese Uighurs currently held at Guantanamo Bay into the U.S. The men, who have been...
April 22, 2009
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WASHINGTON, DC Today, the Senate Armed Services Committee released an unclassified version of 232-page report on detainee treatment, a document that reaffirms Human Rights First's assertion that...
April 20, 2009
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"As the Durban review conference begins today, there is a very real danger that the conference will set back the cause of human rights. Iranian President Ahmadinejad's speech today is the latest...
April 16, 2009
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We are three members of a larger group of dozens of retired generals and admirals who have worked over the past four years to restore U.S. adherence to humane treatment standards.  We believe...
April 16, 2009
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New York We applaud the Obama Administration's transparency and its decision to release additional documentation about how the Bush Administration officially authorized cruel interrogations. But we...
April 08, 2009
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Over 1,000 People Demand Action on the Somchai Neelaphaijit Case and an End to Disappearances NEW YORK

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