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September 09, 2005
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More on U.S. Law & SecurityAs the Senate prepares to consider the nomination of Judge John Roberts to the position of Chief Justice of the United States, Human Rights First urged senators...
September 09, 2005
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More on U.S. Law & SecurityHuman Rights First expressed disappointment in the decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, issued on September 9, 2005, to uphold the detention...
September 02, 2005
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More on Ending Torture NowThe Department of Defense has announced several amendments to existing commission trial procedures designed, according to Pentagon spokespersons, to make the commissions...
August 31, 2005
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Human Rights First Launches Book on Hate Crimes: NEW YORK, September 13, 2005 -- In recent months, a black teenager was murdered with an axe in northern England in what police have called a racially...
August 24, 2005
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More on Human Rights DefendersNEW YORK -- Human Rights First calls for an end to criminal and administrative accusations against the Russian-Chechen Friendship Society (RCFS), a human rights...
August 03, 2005
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Human Rights DefendersNEW YORK -- Dr. Roya Toloui, a champion of the rights of Iran's Kurdish minority and of women's rights was detained from her home in Sanandaj yesterday, Tuesday August 2....
July 27, 2005
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More on Human Rights DefendersNEW YORK -- Human Rights First today called for the release of Father G
July 25, 2005
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More on End Torture NowWashington, DC -- Recently released memoranda from high-ranking military lawyers reveal the alarm and misgivings that the legal offices of the Marines, Air Force, Army and...
July 12, 2005
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Human Rights First Welcomes Adoption of its Recommendation Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff announced today that he will create a new senior refugee policy position within the Department...
July 07, 2005
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Human Rights First condemns the tragic attacks in London early Thursday July 7 and extends its sympathy to the people of the United Kingdom. We grieve for the loss of innocent lives and hope for the...

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