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May 03, 2007
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On Monday, April 30, former CIA Director George Tenet published his memoir, At the Center of the Storm. Much of the coverage of the book has focused on Mr. Tenet’s assessment of the CIA’s role...
May 02, 2007
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On Friday, April 27, 2007, DHS Secretary Michael Chertoff signed a statement authorizing USCIS to exempt from the “material support” bar those who provided material support under duress to designated...
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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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 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 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...

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