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October 05, 2005
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Urge House to Adopt Senate Language & White House to Withdraw Veto Threat More on Ending TortureWashington, DC -- Human Rights First and a former Navy Judge Advocate General this afternoon...
October 05, 2005
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More on Human Rights DefendersNEW YORK -- Uzbekistan's President Islam Karimov and Prime Minister Abdullah Badawi of Malaysia signed agreements Monday, October 3rd, establishing their...
October 03, 2005
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NEW YORK -- Oct. 3 -- Human Rights First announced today that it has appointed as its new Executive Director Maureen K. Byrnes, who currently serves at The Pew Charitable Trusts in Philadelphia as...
September 30, 2005
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Human Rights First is deeply troubled by the repeated hunger strikes by detainees at the U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay -- the latest symptom of the policy confusion surrounding the legal status...
September 14, 2005
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NEW YORK, September 14, 2005 -- The Simon Wiesenthal Center's New York Tolerance Center hosted a panel discussion last night about Human Rights First's new report, Everyday Fears: A Survey of Violent...
September 09, 2005
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More on U.S. Law & SecurityHuman Rights First expressed disappointment in the decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, issued on September 9, 2005, to uphold the detention...
September 09, 2005
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Today marks the fourth anniversary of the September 11 attacks. Since those horrific attacks, the U.S. government has taken a number of actions to protect U.S. national security. The government has...
September 09, 2005
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More on U.S. Law & SecurityAs the Senate prepares to consider the nomination of Judge John Roberts to the position of Chief Justice of the United States, Human Rights First urged senators...
September 02, 2005
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More on Ending Torture NowThe Department of Defense has announced several amendments to existing commission trial procedures designed, according to Pentagon spokespersons, to make the commissions...
August 31, 2005
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Human Rights First Launches Book on Hate Crimes: NEW YORK, September 13, 2005 -- In recent months, a black teenager was murdered with an axe in northern England in what police have called a racially...

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