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December 22, 2008
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New York--Human Rights First filed a friend-of-the-court brief today, requesting a stay of proceedings in the military commission case of the alleged 9/11 conspirators, United States v. Khalid Sheikh...
December 22, 2008
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NEW YORK - As the violence continues to escalate in Darfur, a leading human rights group today released a detailed strategy for President-elect Obama to lead an international effort to stem the flow...
December 21, 2008
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As quoted in a Washington Post article today looking at Vice President Cheney's record, HRF CEO and Executive Director Elisa Massimino said Cheney:"persists in defending these disgraceful policies of...
December 19, 2008
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December 19, 2008
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December 16, 2008
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The Supreme Court’s decision to revive a lawsuit brought by four British men who claim they were tortured at Guantanamo provides the plaintiffs with a chance for justice and the public with an...
December 15, 2008
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He's at it again on ABC tonight. Defending the use of waterboarding and advocating keeping Guantanamo open forever. Transcript: Cheney Defends Hard Line TacticsIn Exclusive Interview With ABC News,...
December 15, 2008
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Sharon Kelly, We Can End Torture Now Campaign Manager at Human Rights First, issued the following statement on the revival of the Rasul case: The Supreme Court's decision to revive a lawsuit brought...
December 12, 2008
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A report released yesterday by the Senate Armed Services Committee said that top Bush Administration officials bore major responsibility for the abuses committed by American troops in interrogations...
December 12, 2008
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New York - The U.N. Security Council's Sudan Sanctions Committee met today with representatives from Human Rights First, a leading advocacy group, to discuss violations of the Darfur arms embargo...

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