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April 05, 2006
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April 5, 2006 Human Rights First, at the invitation of the Department of Defense, is an official observer at the military commissions held at the U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Priti...
April 05, 2006
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Military Commission Trial ObservationHuman Rights First, at the invitation of the Department of Defense, is an official observer at the military commissions held at the U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo...
April 04, 2006
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Military Commission Trial ObservationHuman Rights First, at the invitation of the Department of Defense, is an official observer at the military commissions held at the U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo...
April 03, 2006
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Military Commission Trial ObservationHuman Rights First, at the invitation of the Department of Defense, is an official observer at the military commissions held at the U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo...
March 28, 2006
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WASHINGTON, DC – The Supreme Court heard oral arguments this morning in the case of Hamdan v. Rumsfeld. This case is a major test of the Bush administration's assertion that the President has...
March 23, 2006
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The New York Times has a very good piece looking at the Smith sentence of six months in the context of others punished, noting the absence of any real examination of the role of superiors, going...
March 21, 2006
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Verdict Makes Clear Using Dogs to Threaten Detainees Strictly Prohibited Human Rights First Calls for Senior Command to Be Held Accountable for Ordering and Tolerating Abuse NEW YORK – “This verdict...
March 20, 2006
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The Senate Debate – Proposals Would Harm Refugees Over the last two weeks, the Senate Judiciary Committee has debated the Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act of 2006, legislation introduced by...
March 17, 2006
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Testimony Revealed High-Level Authorization of Use of Dogs Against DetaineesWASHINGTON, DC – The Defense has rested in the court martial of Army dog handler Sgt. Michael Smith, who is accused of...
March 16, 2006
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NEW YORK -- The Sudan Social Development Organization (SUDO), a human rights and development organization based in Khartoum, has been ordered to suspend its activities in West Darfur. SUDO received...

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