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August 14, 2007
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An article in today’s L.A. Times covers the nearly unanimous vote by the American Bar Association yesterday disapproving of the executive order issued this past July by the Bush Administration which...
August 09, 2007
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NEW YORK -- Next week at the American Bar Association’s annual meeting, the ABA’s House of Delegates will consider a resolution calling on Congress to overturn the July 20 Executive Order authorizing...
August 06, 2007
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Human Rights First welcomes the conclusion of the Arusha consultations, a three-day meeting ending today, in which rebel leaders and other important stakeholders came together to discuss how to...
August 03, 2007
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Human Rights First calls upon the Taliban to release immediately all hostages in its custody, including the South Korean civilian aid workers abducted on July 19, 2007. “The Taliban seems to think...
August 02, 2007
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A landmark report released today by two leading human rights groups concludes that U.S. officials who authorize or use “enhanced” interrogation techniques risk violating U.S. law and could face...
August 02, 2007
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Human Rights First welcomes the adoption of Resolution 1769 establishing the AU/UN Hybrid operation in Darfur (UNAMID) by the Security Council this Tuesday afternoon. By acting unanimously, the...
August 02, 2007
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NEW YORK – The Guatemalan Congress vote August 1 to approve an international commission of experts to help investigate and prosecute organized crime is a groundbreaking decision, according to Human...
August 01, 2007
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Settlement Announced in Hutto Litigation On August 27, the American Civil Liberties Union announced a settlement in the federal lawsuits brought by the ACLU, the ACLU of Texas, the University...
July 31, 2007
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Statement of Betsy Apple, Director of the Crimes Against Humanity program at the New York -based advocacy group Human Rights First, on the adoption of a resolution mandating the deployment of A.U.-U....
July 24, 2007
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NEW YORK – The head of a leading human rights advocacy group welcomed today’s release in Tunisia of Mohamed Abbou. President Ben Ali ordered the release on parole of the human rights defender and...

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