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April 16, 2009
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We are three members of a larger group of dozens of retired generals and admirals who have worked over the past four years to restore U.S. adherence to humane treatment standards.  We believe...
April 08, 2009
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Over 1,000 People Demand Action on the Somchai Neelaphaijit Case and an End to Disappearances NEW YORK
April 07, 2009
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Hate Crime Survey A pattern of violence is directed at causing immediate harm to Roma and physically eradicating the presence of Roma in towns and communities in many parts of Europe. Human Rights...
April 07, 2009
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"Today, more than ever, it is important to celebrate Europe's largest minority on International Roma Day by making a commitment to protecting the human rights of Roma. Discrimination, marginalization...
April 07, 2009
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"The Obama administration must ensure that the torture and cruel treatment documented in the ICRC report are never repeated," said Devon Chaffee, advocacy counsel for Human Rights First. "The...
April 02, 2009
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Today's ruling by U.S. District Judge John Bates granting access to U.S. courts to three foreign prisoners captured outside Afghanistan and being held at Bagram air base in Afghanistan underscores...
April 01, 2009
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Obama Should Highlight Safety of Activists in Talks with Medvedev (New York, April 1, 2009)The Russian authorities should investigate the violent attack against Lev Ponomarev, a prominent Russian...
March 26, 2009
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On the sixth anniversary of the jailing of 75 activists in Cuba, join their wives, daughters, and others in demanding their release and calling for respect for human rights on the island. Read...
March 20, 2009
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  At the occasion of the United Nations-designated International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, Human Rights First stresses the role of governments in combating racial...

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