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August 15, 2008
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Nicole Barrett - Human Rights First volunteer consultant and former trial attorney at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia - is in Cuba to monitor the proceedings and is...
August 07, 2008
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August 07, 2008
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Waterboarding “ride” at Coney Island's Sideshow: Christopher Hitchens’ Vanity Fair experiment taken to the next level? “What’s more obscene, the official position that waterboarding is not torture,...
August 07, 2008
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Today the panel of U.S. military officers who presided over Salim Hamdan’s trial sentenced him to 66 months imprisonment. With the judge in the case having decided yesterday that Hamdan is entitled...
August 07, 2008
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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Human rights advocates sent President Bush a clear message today when they delivered a letter to the White House, signed by more than 8,000 people, calling for the President to...
August 07, 2008
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – A coalition of leading advocacy groups, convened by Human Rights First, has called on Dan Fried, the Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs, to use an upcoming bilateral...
August 06, 2008
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On Friday, retired generals and admirals sent a letter to the Republican and Democratic Platform Committees calling for the inclusion of a plank in both party platforms rejecting the use of torture...
August 06, 2008
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New York—The long-expected conviction today of Yemeni national Salim Ahmed Hamdan by a U.S. government military commission in Guantánamo proves more about the pervasive flaws in the commission system...
August 05, 2008
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NEW YORK— On Wednesday, August 6, at 11:00AM Eastern, two international law experts will brief reporters on how countries that continue to arm the Government of Sudan, including China and Russia, are...
August 01, 2008
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Asylum Denied More Often by Politically Vetted Judges; DOJ Failure to Increase Number of Judges An August 24, 2008 analysis by The New York Times revealed that immigration judges who were vetted...

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