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November 18, 2009
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(Williamsburg, Virginia November 18, 2009) A group of the nation's most distinguished retired military leaders will discuss the national security benefits of closing the U.S. detention facility at...
November 17, 2009
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The brutal murder of 26-year-old anti-fascist activist Ivan Khutorskoi in Moscow yesterday is yet another reminder of the dangers faced by activists and journalists in Russia. Read our press release...
November 17, 2009
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(Washington, DC November 17, 2009) Human Rights First today praised the Senate for blocking an amendment that would have restricted the Obama Administration's ability to prosecute suspected...
November 17, 2009
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  (New York, NY November 17, 2009) On November 16, a well-known Russian antifascist activist, Ivan Khutorskoi, was shot to death in Moscow. It has been reported that authorities are...
November 16, 2009
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Cross-posted from Huffington PostBy Julia FromholzDirector, Human Rights First's Crimes Against Humanity ProgramPresident Obama has a full agenda for his current trip to China: climate change, energy...
November 16, 2009
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By Human Rights First Senior Associate Sahr MuhammedAlly, cross-posted from Foreign Policy's AfPak blog:The Obama administration's decision to move the trials of the five Guantanamo detainees accused...
November 16, 2009
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Jim Benjamin, one of the co-authors of Human Rights First's In Pursuit of Justice reports, participated in a debate on the best way to try terrorist suspects, in the New York Times' Room for Debate....
November 16, 2009
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  (New York, NY November 16, 2009) The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) today released its annual report "Hate Crimes in the OSCE Region Incidents and Responses,"...
November 16, 2009
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Transcript by Federal News Service Washington, D.C. MODERATOR: ELISA MASSIMINO, PRESIDENT AND CEO, HUMAN RIGHTS FIRST SPEAKERS: REAR ADM. (RET.) JOHN D. HUTSON, FORMER JUDGE ADVOCATE GENERAL, U.S...
November 15, 2009
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(London November 15, 2009) The Obama administration should revise its detention policies in Afghanistan to make them consistent with international law, Amnesty International, Human Rights First, and...

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