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May 01, 2007
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New Study Reveals Disparities in Asylum Decisions A new study has comprehensively analyzed the decisions of asylum officers, immigration judges, the Board of Immigration Appeals, and the U.S....
April 27, 2007
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In a 2006 report - Command's Responsibility- Human Rights First researchers catalogued the deaths of more than 70 individuals who had been picked up and detained by the U.S. in Iraq and Afghanistan....
April 27, 2007
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“In the absence of clear knowledge about how al-Iraqi was detained and treated, there have to be serious red flags raised everywhere as a result of this announcement,” said Hina Shamsi, deputy...
April 24, 2007
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From the testimony of Anwen Hughes, Senior Counsel in the Refugee Protection program of Human Rights First, at a hearing on child soldiers before the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary,...
April 24, 2007
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New York- A criminal court in Damascus today convicted and sentenced human rights lawyer and activist Anwar al-Bunni to five years in prison on the charge of “disseminating false information likely...
April 23, 2007
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CONCORD, N.H. -- An unprecedented gathering of retired generals and admirals with backgrounds in combat operations, intelligence, law, and medicine met here with presidential candidates April 13 and...
April 11, 2007
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New York – Human Rights First today welcomed news that Indonesian police had named two new suspects in the murder of Indonesian human rights lawyer Munir, but urged the authorities to ensure that...
April 10, 2007
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Human Rights First expressed concern today about the reports of hunger strikes by Guantanamo detainees. ”The hunger strikes are symptomatic of a detention and interrogation system that is failing on...
April 09, 2007
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CONCORD, N.H. -- An unprecedented gathering of retired generals and admirals with backgrounds in combat operations, intelligence, law, and medicine will meet here with presidential candidates in mid-...

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