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January 06, 2010
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Following the White House announcement regarding the suspension of detainee transfers from Guantanamo to Yemen, Human Rights First issued this statement urging that closing the detention facility...
January 05, 2010
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(Washington, DC January 5, 2010) Following today's White House announcement that detainee transfers from the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba to Yemen are temporarily on hold, Human...
December 22, 2009
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The L.A. Times and the independent investigative news outlet ProPublica published an excellent piece on Friday by T. Christian Miller on Iraqis who worked as translators for the...
December 21, 2009
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Five reasons to give $35 to Human Rights First this season – because you can help:1. Close Guantanamo for good and see that detainees are given due process;2. Demand policies that will help...
December 16, 2009
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Human Rights First's President and CEO, Elisa Massimino, testifies today before the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Human Rights and the Law.Read our press release, or her full statement below....
December 16, 2009
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(Washington DC December 16, 2009) Human Rights First President and CEO Elisa Massimino today called for implementation of human rights treaties across the U.S. government, noting that the United...
December 16, 2009
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(Washington DC December 16, 2009) New parole guidance announced today by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is a strong first step in addressing the flawed U.S. policies that have led to...
December 15, 2009
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(Washington DC December 15, 2009) Ahead of today's anticipated announcement that the Obama Administration plans to relocate detainees from the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba to the...
December 15, 2009
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(Washington DC December 15, 2009) Members of the group of retired military leaders who stood with President Barack Obama in the Oval Office as he signed the Executive Orders to ban the use of...
December 14, 2009
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(Washington DC December 14, 2009) Responding to Secretary of State Hilary Rodham Clinton's promise to renew America's role in defending human rights around the globe, Human Rights First today called...

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