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December 12, 2008
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New York - The U.N. Security Council's Sudan Sanctions Committee met today with representatives from Human Rights First, a leading advocacy group, to discuss violations of the Darfur arms embargo...
December 11, 2008
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NEW YORK - The Senate Armed Service Committee's release today of the unclassified portions of its report on detainee treatment reaffirms the need for a complete and open investigation into U.S....
December 10, 2008
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Devon Chaffee – Advocacy Counsel at Human Rights First – is in Cuba to monitor the proceedings and is reporting back on events as they unfold. She is providing updates of what she observes.Guantánamo...
December 10, 2008
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New York - Today, we mark the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights that was born out of U.S. vision and leadership to build an international consensus around the idea of a...
December 08, 2008
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Human Rights First urges military judge Stephen Henley to stay the military commission proceedings in Khalid Sheikh Mohammed's case today in light of his and his co-defendant's request to plead...
December 08, 2008
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New York - Despite the indictments of five Blackwater contractors, and one guilty plea, the United States government continues to foster a culture of impunity for the the approximately 250,000...
December 05, 2008
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Here is the video of last night’s Countdown with Keith Olbermann featuring Major General Paul Eaton:[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_large","fid":"43","attributes":{"class":"media-image","typeof...
December 05, 2008
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Rear Admiral John Hutson, who met along with a group of retired military leaders with the transition team on Wednesday appeared on CNN that night:[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_large","fid":"42...
December 05, 2008
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Washington PostRetired Officers Meet With Obama Aides on Interrogation PolicyBy Peter FinnThursday, December 4, 2008; A04A group of retired military officers opposed to harsh interrogation techniques...
December 05, 2008
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New York - Human Rights First applauds the Bush administration's call for the Security Council to enforce the arms embargo it imposed on Darfur. Speaking during a Security Council meeting on December...

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