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October 21, 2008
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Two retired three-star generals will discuss the importance of using interrogation methods that are effective, lawful and humane, and the importance of the commander-in-chief...
October 21, 2008
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NEW YORK - Human Rights First will host its annual dinner and 30th anniversary celebration honoring those at the forefront of the struggle to defend human rights, featuring actress Sigourney Weaver,...
October 16, 2008
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During last night’s debate, both presidential candidates reiterated that they are in agreement in opposing torture. Senator Obama and Senator McCain both understand that America's reputation has been...
October 16, 2008
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In last night's debate we once again saw unanimous condemnation of the Bush Administration's torture policies from the candidates. Here's the transcript, with the candidates responding to a question...
October 15, 2008
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Today's Washington Post has a report on the existence of White House memos authorizing torture and official cruelty:The Bush administration issued a pair of secret memos to the CIA in 2003 and2004...
October 15, 2008
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New York, NY - As Americans learn of the existence of additional secret White House memoranda authorizing torture and official cruelty, a leading human rights organization unveiled a detailed, multi-...
October 14, 2008
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On the occasions of U.S. and Canadian election campaigns, Romeo Dallaire writes today in an opinion piece in the Toronto Star about Omar Khadr. “Both the United States and Canada are in the midst of...
October 14, 2008
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NEW YORK, October 14, 2008 - Russia and other countries should cooperate fully in a French police investigation of the apparent attempt to poison one of Russia's leading human rights lawyers, Human...
October 09, 2008
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NEW YORK - Thirty countries are at risk of violating the United Nations arms embargo on Darfur by either directly or indirectly exporting arms to Sudan, according to a new report released today by a...
October 08, 2008
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91 pages of emails and documents produced through a FOIA request have shed new light on the treatment of two American citizens and a legal U.S. resident in military jails within the United States....

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