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September 18, 2009
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Check out this piece in the AfPak Channel of Foreign Policy written by Human Rights First's Sahr MuhammedAlly, who speaks of the recent Bagram reforms and next steps.Sahr has conducted comprehensive...
September 18, 2009
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Demand End to Intimidation of Indonesian Activist Seeking Justice Usman Hamid, Coordinator of the Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (KontraS), is being investigated for criminal...
September 17, 2009
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The Washington Post ran an editorial today on Bagram that is worth a read – giving credit to the Obama Administration for the changes to the detainee review process there, tempering with valid...
September 16, 2009
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Two interesting reads that pick up our work on torture and Guantanamo this week:Tom Ricks comments in Foreign Policy on the op-ed published last week in the Miami Herald by the two chairs of our...
September 15, 2009
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Washington, DC As it notes an improvement in detainee review procedures for the 600 detainees currently held by the United States at its facility in Bagram, Afghanistan, Human Rights First urges the...
September 14, 2009
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Leading Kazakh human rights defender, Yevgeny Zhovtis, is now serving a four year prison term for manslaughter after being convicted in a trial which appears to have fallen short of international...
September 14, 2009
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Are we at risk of taking our eyes off the ball? Sen. Richard Lugar (R-IN) is quoted in this morning's Washington Post on the Iraq war asking just that question. The paper's editorial page urges the...
September 11, 2009
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Today we mark the eighth anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, tragic events that resulted in the deaths of nearly 3000 people and sparked international conflicts that have...
September 10, 2009
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It’s not every day that retired generals denounce a Vice President. But two distinguished military leaders felt compelled to speak out against Mr. Cheney’s support of torture, in an op-ed in today’s...
September 08, 2009
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Tallahassee, Florida Eight years after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks that killed thousands of Americans and precipitated international military operations to eradicate future threats, the United...

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