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January 20, 2010
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(Washington, DC January 20, 2010) Two days before the one year anniversary of President Barack Obama's Executive Orders to ban torture and close the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba,...
January 19, 2010
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A New York Times article yesterday points out some discrepancies in the New York City that Jack Bauer roams in the new season of Fox's "24" - and how the exploits he will have there will likely...
January 15, 2010
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By Renée SchompApologists for post-9/11 Bush administration policies seem determined to convince us that torture is effective, justified, and necessary. Former Bush administration speechwriter Marc...
January 15, 2010
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Next month a prominent regional LGBT rights organization in Turkey may be forced to shut down because the government publicly opposes its work. Take action now to urge the presiding Judge to...
January 15, 2010
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Retired Generals Charles Krulak and Joseph Hoar, in an op-ed in the Philadelphia Inquirer today, take a strong stand for closing Guantanamo and using our federal courts to prosecute suspected...
January 15, 2010
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(Washington, DC January 15, 2010) Human Rights First welcomes Homeland Security Secretary Napolitano's announcement late today that the United States will extend Temporary Protected Status for 18...
January 14, 2010
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(Washington, DC January 15, 2010) Human Rights First extends its deepest sympathies to the victims of Tuesday
January 13, 2010
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Discrimination against homosexuals has reached a disturbing new level in Uganda. Legislation was recently introduced to make homosexuality punishable by life in prison or even death.A life sentence,...
January 13, 2010
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(Washington, DC January 13, 2010) Human Rights First welcomes Google's decision to stop cooperating with China's internet censorship as a result of cyber-attacks targeting human rights activists....
January 12, 2010
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On the front page of the New York Times today is an article featuring Lyudmila M. Alexeyeva, a prominent human rights activist in Russia.Human Rights First awarded Lyudmila our human rights award in...

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